Jeff May will focus on leading and managing the activities and functions of Kolberg-Pioneer Inc., while helping to direct its strategies in providing growth and profitability for the company and its parent corporation, Astec Industries Inc. of Chattanooga
Kolberg-Pioneer Inc. (KPI-JCI and Astec Mobile Screens) has promoted Jeff May to company president.
In his new position, May will focus on leading and managing the activities and functions of Kolberg-Pioneer Inc., while helping to direct its strategies in providing growth and profitability for the company and its parent corporation, Astec Industries Inc. of Chattanooga, Tenn.
Kolberg-Pioneer Inc. is a worldwide manufacturer of heavy equipment for the aggregate, construction and recycling industries. The Yankton, S.D.-based company is one of 17 divisions of Astec Industries Inc. Kolberg-Pioneer Inc. markets, sells and supports its products with Johnson Crushers International Inc. in Eugene, Ore., and Astec Mobile Screens in Sterling, Ill. Together, the three manufacturing facilities make up KPI-JCI and Astec Mobile Screens.
May began working as controller of Kolberg-Pioneer Inc. in 1996. Before his promotion to president, he served as vice president of operations and finance for Kolberg-Pioneer Inc. Prior to his employment with Kolberg-Pioneer Inc., May served as controller of Fairtron Corporation in Des Moines, Iowa, and Lebeda Company in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
Joe Vig, a group vice president with Astec Industries, said May’s dedication to the company and leadership capabilities made him a standout candidate for the position.
“During these past 17 years, Jeff May has demonstrated strong abilities and work ethics in promoting the company’s efficiencies and vital initiatives,” Vig said. “With his help, Kolberg-Pioneer Inc. has attained a strong position in the marketplace and served as a significant contributor to the growth of Astec Industries. We know he will be successful in this new leadership role.”
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