...has also done a remarkable job of leading the business through the economic downturn.
Kansas City, MO (PRWEB) September 23, 2010
Koch Equipment LLC announced today that its Board of Directors has promoted Steve Kingeter, President, to the position of President and CEO.
Chairman and owner, John Starr, stated, "In his role as President since 2007, Steve has been very instrumental in developing the company's core offerings and has also done a remarkable job of leading the business through the economic downturn. He brings extremely valuable qualities to the table and I entrust in his ability to drive our organization to the next level. This promotion is well deserved and is a formal recognition of leadership responsibility he has been carrying for some time. I will continue my role in the company as Chairman of the Board of Directors."
Mr. Kingeter joined Koch Equipment in 1997 and has progressed through several positions including Product Line Manager, General Sales Manager, Vice President of Sales and Marketing and most recently, President. He was responsible for the 2006 launch of Koch Equipment's sister company, Ultravac Solutions LLC, which is currently going through its third physical expansion and has also led the company through the development of several new product lines. Steve holds a Bachelor of Business Administration and Economics from Austin College in Austin, Texas.
In business since 1883, Koch Equipment is a full line manufacturer and distributor of equipment for meat production, food processing, packaging, and labeling. A one-stop shop for vacuum chamber packaging machines, skin packaging machines, modified atmosphere packaging machines, labelers, rollstock parts, accessories, and service, as well as a full range of processing equipment including stuffers, bowl cutters, injectors, mixers, grinders, tumblers, dicers, smokehouses, and kill floor equipment.
For more information, visit http://www.kochequipment.com or contact Koch Equipment LLC, 1414 West 29th Street, Kansas City, MO 64108, by telephone at 800-777-5624.
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