Alamo Group Inc. has announced that Jeffery A. Leonard will succeed Ronald A. Robinson as president and chief executive officer. The transition is effective May 31.
Leonard, who has been with Alamo Group since September 2011, is today the executive vice president of the Industrial Division.
On behalf of the Board of Directors, Chairman Roderick R. Baty said this: “Jeff Leonard’s promotion to president and CEO is the culmination of the board’s careful CEO succession planning process. With his mix of experience and strategic vision, we are confident that Jeff is the right person to lead the company in its next phase of growth and development.”
Robinson will remain at Alamo Group through Aug. 1 to assist in the transition. He service as a member of the Board of Directors will continue beyond his departure from the company.
Leonard said he is “honored to succeed” Robinson.
“I would like to offer my sincere thanks to Ron for his leadership during his tenure as CEO and for his valuable advice to me over the past several years,” Leonard said. “I see a very bright future ahead for Alamo Group and I am excited about the prospect of our global Alamo Group team creating an even stronger company while delivering long-term sustainable growth and profitability for our stockholders.”
Source: Alamo Group Inc.