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Sandvik Appoints Tapia as Vice President

PM090519 Victor TapiaVictor Tapia has been appointed vice president of Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology, sales area United States. He will start in this role on Jan. 1, 2020, and will be based in Atlanta. Tapia will be joining Sandvik after working for Metso, where he served a business area president and was a member of the Metso Group executive management team. Previously he worked many years in Epiroc, in different leadership positions, including division president. His professional experience has included assignments in the United States, Sweden, Mexico, Argentina and Peru. Tapia has a Bachelor of Science degree in geology and a Master of Business Administration.

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NSSGA and PCA Hire Pritchard

PM083019 LibbyThe National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association (NSSGA) and Portland Cement Association (PCA) have joined together on hiring Director of Construction Materials Safety Policy Elizabeth “Libby” Pritchard.  

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McCloskey Appoints Cullen Dealer Manager

PM082019 CullenMcCloskey International announced the appointment of Daragh Cullen as dealer manager, primarily responsible for dealer relations and recruitment for the Eastern United States and Caribbean.

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Chaney Hires Wyatt Wiggins

PM082619 Chaney.WigginsChaney Enterprises hired Wyatt Wiggins as sales and business development manager. In this role, Wiggins is responsible for maintaining and expanding Chaney Enterprises’ customer base and markets by leading and training the sales and business development team in collaboration with the marketing, customer service, operations and technical services teams.  

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Astec Names Ruffalo President

PM072919 RuffaloAstec Industries named Barry Ruffalo president and chief executive officer effective Aug. 12. Ruffalo, has been a group vice president at Valmont Industries for the past 13 years. He fills the vacancy created in January when former CEO Ben Brock, the son of company founder J. Don Brock, resigned after heading Astec for five years.

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