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Vance Named President, CEO of Ash Grove Cement

PM082917 J. Randall VanceAsh Grove Cement announced that J. Randall Vance, president and chief operating officer, has been promoted to president and chief executive officer. Charles Sunderland, chairman and chief executive officer and part of the fourth generation of Sunderland family members to lead the majority family-owned business, will remain chairman of the board.

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Neal Promoted to Bridgestone OTR President

DN081817 BNealBridgestone Americas announced that Bridget Neal has been named president, off-the-road (OTR), Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations (BATO), effective Aug. 14. Neal succeeds Taylor Cole, who recently was named president of Firestone Building Products LLC. 

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Cat CFO Halverson to Retire

PM081617 HalversonConcluding a career spanning more than three decades with the company, Caterpillar Inc. announced that Group President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Brad Halverson has elected to retire in early 2018.

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Nunez Promoted at NRP

PM081717 NRP NunezNatural Resource Partners (NRP) announced that Wyatt L. Hogan, NRP's president and chief operating officer, resigned effective Aug. 8. Craig W. Nunez, NRP's chief financial officer and treasurer, will succeed Hogan as president and chief operating officer, and Christopher J. Zolas, NRP's chief accounting officer, will succeed Nunez as NRP's chief financial officer and treasurer.

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Richard M. Deister Promoted at Deister Machine Co.

PM080917 DeisterRepresenting the fourth generation of Deister leadership, Richard (Rich) M. Deister was recently promoted to executive vice president of Deister Machine Co., a leading provider of innovative screening, scalping and feeding solutions for the aggregate and mining industries.

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