|ASTEC, INC. - ASTEC Appoints Larry Johnston Director of Parts|
|Thursday, 19 July 2012 14:40|
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Larry Johnston - Director of Parts
(Chattanooga, TN, USA) – ASTEC, Inc., an Astec Industries company, is pleased to announce the appointment of Larry Johnston to the position of Director of Parts, effective September 1, 2012. Larry will be replacing Landon Hartman, who is retiring from the position after 29 years of service with ASTEC.Johnston joined ASTEC in 1987, and has held a number of positions in the organization, with his most current role as Senior Buyer, Purchasing. He will report directly to Steve Claude, Sr. VP of Sales and Marketing. Of Johnston's appointment, Claude commented, "Larry's experience, leadership and background in working directly with outside parts vendors and at the same time interacting daily with our parts department makes him a great fit for his new role. Combine that with his deep dedication to making ASTEC successful and profitable, and I am confident he will be very effective in his new assignment."