Kolberg-Pioneer Inc. (KPI), Johnson Crushers International (JCI) and Astec Mobile Screens have hired Joe Schmidtlein as channel development manager.
In this position, Schmidtlein will be responsible for working with KPI-JCI and Astec Mobile Screens subsidiaries to successfully develop and execute market channel strategies and programs to promote its products and services.
Schmidtlein has been active in the construction equipment industry with more than 12 years of management experience, as both a contractor and distributor.
“Joe will play a pivotal role in the development of everything from sales to service,” said Ron Earl, vice president, sales and marketing. “His extensive background working as a distributor will provide a unique perspective and valuable input to our group.”