As of January 1, 2016, Norm Smith will begin working on a reduced schedule. Although he will relinquish his position as group president-infrastructure, he will continue to manage the National Accounts Program, call on key customers, and provide assistance on summit meetings and other projects. He will also remain on the Board of Directors and continue his role as vice chairman. Norm will be relinquishing some day-to-day duties, but will continue to participate in guiding the company he helped to establish 43 years ago.
Filling the position of group president for the Infrastructure Group will be Steve Claude. He has been at Astec, Inc. since 2007 and has been successful in his positions as vice president, international sales, and senior vice president, sales and marketing, and most recently executive vice president. Steve assumed his new role on August 24, 2015 and reports to Norm Smith.BACK TO ISSUE