Darren Kirby takes on new role as North American sales director – East for KPI-JCI and Astec Mobile Screens
ASTEC companies Kolberg Pioneer Inc. (KPI), Johnson Crushers International Inc. (JCI) and Astec Mobile Screens Inc. have announced the promotion of Darren Kirby to North America sales director – East.
In his new position, Mr Kirby will be responsible for directing, administering and co-ordinating all domestic field sales operations for the eastern region. He will report to Ron Earl, vice-president of sales and marketing, to establish and attain annual sales goals for the region.
Mr Kirby (pictured), who has been involved in the aggregate industry since 1996, has been employed at KPI-JCI and Astec Mobile Screens since 2007, most recently as regional sales manager – Southeast.
Mr Earl commented: ‘With more than 20 years’ experience working in the aggregate industry, Darren’s unique background, having worked with producers as well as manufacturers, will allow us to better understand and meet the needs of our customers.’