Ron Earl is the new vice president of sales and marketing at USA-based KPI-JCI and Astec Mobile Screens.
He will be responsible for leading the sales and marketing departments to grow both equipment and parts sales to the aggregate, construction and recycling industries.
“We are very pleased to promote Ron Earl to vice president of sales and marketing after many successful years serving the company in both sales and marketing roles,” said Jeff Elliott, group vice president of the Astec Aggregate Mining Group.
“Through Ron’s leadership, he has led his team to significant sales growth and created a stronger distribution network. We are confident in his ability to achieve our growth objectives with increased market penetration, continued product innovation and developing a stronger dealer network.”
Ron has worked at the company since 1999. Most recently he was sales director, having been vice president of sales and marketing of Astec Mobile Screens from 2000 to 2008.
Also joining is new parts sales development engineer Nate Hicks. He renews a relationship that started eight years ago when he was an intern with the company.