Michael Kane Boral
Michael Kane Boral has led gypsum, insulation, cement, concrete, asphalt, roofing, siding, specialty cement and polymer start up efforts bringing innovation to the concrete, cement, insulation, gypsum, roofing and sidings industries world-wide.
Michael Kane Boral has led manufacturing and sales teams throughout North America, Latin America, Asia/Pacific, Australasia, Middle East and Europe including Eastern Europe and the former Soviet republics. For the last ten years Michael Kane Boral has led first Boral’s North American Division then as global CEO and Managing Director in Sydney, Australia. During this period Boral grew its Asian, Australian and North American positions through a series of joint ventures and acquisitions.
Throughout his career Michael Kane Boral has always found room to explore innovation and new product development in the green tech area. While at USG he was project lead on the commercialization of USG Fiberboard, a paperless high recycled content, high strength wallboard substitute in the mid 1990’s. Michael Kane Boral launched the world's first formaldehyde-free building insulation at Johns-Manville in the late 1990’s.