New President and CEO at Astec Industries, Inc.
Published: 30/9, 2019
Astec Industries, Inc., announces the appointment of Barry Ruffalo as its President and Chief Executive Officer.
Ruffalo comes to Astec from Valmont Industries, a publicly-traded diversified global producer of highly-engineered fabricated metal products. He served in Group President roles since 2016, following a stint as Valmont's Executive Vice President, Operational Excellence. Ruffalo has also worked for Lindsay Corporation, a global leader in proprietary water management and road infrastructure products and services.
After a comprehensive search that included a number of highly qualified candidates, we are excited to hire Barry, said Bill Gehl, Chairman of Astec. He is a leader that has driven change, understands infrastructure and will add tremendous value.
I am excited to join Astec as its CEO and a member of the Board of Directors, said Ruffalo. I look forward to moving forward with measures to make Astec more profitable and agile while building on the strength of its world-class products.
With Ruffalo's appointment, Richard Dorris, Interim Chief Executive Officer, has resumed his role as the company's Chief Operating Officer.
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