He joins the Aggregate Industries executive committee as managing director for Surfacing Solutions.
The newly-created Surfacing Solutions division will bring asphalt and contracting segments together into one business to offer customers an enhanced experience with a focus on sector-based solutions.
Edgcumbe joined Balfour Beatty 10 years ago rising quickly through the ranks at the rail business before taking the role of MD of the North and Midlands in 2017. He was then promoted to become Balfour Beatty Construction MD a little over a years ago.
Before Balfour, Edgcumbe also worked for Collins Construction and ROK.
Edgcumbe said: “I am delighted to be joining Aggregate Industries at this exciting time to help the Surfacing Solutions business achieve its strategic growth goals.
“In a market that’s always changing and evolving, it’s never been more important to understand what customers need and ensure we deliver innovative and sustainable solutions that solve real life problems.”