Behlen Mfg. Co. Promotes Roger Townsend to Chief Operation Officer

Behlen Mfg. Co., Columbus, NE (800-553-5520), announced Oct. 1 that Roger Townsend has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer

According to CEO Tom Boal, In this role Townsend will expand upon his current role leading the company's Grain Systems, Joiners & Behlen Custom Fab divisions to now leading all revenue generating business units where he will oversee all of sales, engineering, and manufacturing.

"Roger has a tremendous amount of Operational experience and in the short 21 months he’s been here," says Boal, "he has proven that first-hand.

"Roger exemplifies strong leadership with all aspects of our business from sales to manufacturing, making him an excellent choice for this next step.

"He understands what it takes to be an industry-leading manufacturing company and has been a part of many strategy deployments throughout his career."