Category Archives: People on the Move

Dutton retires after making deep impact on the foundation industry

PITTSBURGH, PA — Ben Dutton has retired from Equipment Corporation of America (ECA) after more than 43 years spent climbing through the ranks within the leading distributor of foundation construction equipment. His large personality and commitment to serving others have left a mark throughout the global foundation industry. Dutton started as a Sales Engineer at […]

Former AEM board Chair Charlie Stamp to retire from Deere & Co.

Former AEM Board Chair and current Deere & Company Vice President of Corporate Strategy Charlie Stamp has announced his retirement, effective Dec. 20. Stamp served as AEM Board Chair in 2004-2005, and he joined Deere in 1999 following the acquisition of InterAg, where he was president and chief executive officer. In his current role with […]

Caterpillar board of directors elects CEO and presiding director

DEERFIELD, IL – The Board of Directors of Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) elected Jim Umpleby, the company’s Chief Executive Officer, to the additional position of Chairman of the Board. Umpleby has been a member of the Board and Chief Executive Officer since Jan. 1, 2017. Dave Calhoun, who has served as non-executive Chairman since April […]

Charlie Patterson retires from Southeastern Equipment after 46 years, Mickey Gourley named the new president

Charles K. Patterson, president at Southeastern Equipment Co., Inc., announced he was retiring after forty-six years with the company. Over his tenure, Patterson held a variety of positions, including sales representative, branch manager, regional manager, and vice president, before becoming President in 2009. Being part of the Southeastern Equipment family for nearly 50 years has […]

Kubota names new president & CEO for Kubota Tractor Corporation and Kubota North America

GRAPEVINE, Texas — Kubota Tractor Corporation today announced the appointment of Mr. Haruyuki (Harry) Yoshida as the new President and CEO of Kubota Tractor Corporation (KTC) and Kubota North America, based in Grapevine, Texas, effective Jan. 1, 2019. Mr. Yoshida is a 37-year Kubota veteran who most recently held the position of managing executive officer GM […]