Kevin Curtis, Besser Company CEO and President, announced the promotion of Duane Rondeau to the position of Executive Director of Sales – Masonry & Hardscape. In this new role Duane is responsible for leadership of both the International and National sales teams. Kevin commented, “I’m confident that Duane’s understanding of Besser equipment and the global concrete products industry gives him the knowledge to lead our sales team. I’m sure, that under his leadership, Besser will continue providing producers with the industry’s best equipment and support.”
Duane started at Besser Company as an intern 30 years ago. Upon graduating with a Mechanical Engineering degree from Michigan Technological University in 1988, he joined the engineering team, later moved into sales administration and ultimately gained a leadership role with international sales in 2012.
As Executive Director of Sales Duane is leading an experienced and diverse sales team focused on providing industry-leading customer service. He’s working closely with industry veterans, John Reedy, for North American Markets and Mike Munro, for International Markets. Duane remarked, “I’m proud to be leading a sales team that’s passionate about teamwork and provides responsive support that producers deserve. In my new role I’m looking forward to driving positive change and exploring opportunities for growth through excellent communication.”
About Besser Company
Besser is headquartered in Alpena, Michigan and has equipment operating in more than 130 countries worldwide. The company supplies complete manufacturing systems for the pipe, masonry, hardscape, precast and ready-mix segments of the industry. In addition, Besser manufactures curing systems for all segments of the concrete industry. The company manufactures parts, provides service and offers training from manufacturing locations staffed with Sales and Technical Service Representatives throughout the world. For more information: www.besser.com