Oliver S. Delery Jr P.E. is vice president of technical marketing North America for Forterra Building Products, New Orleans, Louisiana, an international building products company that manufactures concrete, pipe,and construction products.
A member since 1982, Delery is the past chairman of the Committee on Concrete Pipe (C13) after having served as its vice chairman from 2002 to 2007. Delery received the C13 Robert R. Litehiser Award in 2000 for his service to the committee,and he was honored with the Award ofMerit and title of fellow in 2013 for his leadership and service to the committee and contributions to concrete pipe standards development.
Before beginning his career with Forterra Pipe and Precast in 2002, Delery held positions as Gulf Coast vice president and corporate engineer at Choctaw Inc. and as president of New Orleans Cement Products Co. He holds a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from Tulane University and is a licensed civil engineer in the U.S. states of Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas.