Sukup Announces a Growing Executive Team
Jun 2, 2022
Sukup Manufacturing Co. will be expanding its executive team with the additions of a Chief Administrative Officer and a Chief Operating Officer.
Emily Schmitt, a third generation family member, has been promoted to Chief Administrative Officer and General Counsel. She will lead legal, human resources, communications, strategic planning, and other administrative functions of the company. Emily previously held the title of General Counsel, and has been with the company since 2011.
Sukup is actively searching for an experienced manufacturing executive for the newly created Chief Operating Officer role to lead manufacturing, distribution, and facility optimization.
Steve Sukup, President and CEO of Sukup Manufacturing, said, “Our company is experiencing tremendous growth in product offerings and impact on agriculture. Myself, our Board of Directors, and the Sukup families have decided the time is right to make an investment in expanding our team. I am confident that these two new executive roles, in addition our new CFO in April 2020, will greatly strengthen Sukup’s ability to manufacture the high quality grain storage, drying, and handling equipment that farmers and the industry have come to expect.”
About Sukup Manufacturing Co.
Sukup Manufacturing Co. is the world’s largest family-owned and operated manufacturer of grain storage, grain drying and handling equipment, and steel buildings. The company is headquartered in Sheffield, Iowa, and covers one million square feet of office, manufacturing and warehouse space. The company employs more than 600 people, making it one of the largest employers in North Central Iowa. Three generations of the family are active in the business.
Sukup’s product line includes on-farm and commercial grain bins; portable, mixed-flow and tower dryers; centrifugal and axial fans and heaters; stirring machines; bin unloading equipment and bin floors and supports. Sukup also manufactures material handling equipment including bucket elevators, conveyors and support structures; and steel buildings.
Sukup has six distribution centers in the Midwest. Sukup products are sold throughout the U.S. and Canada, and in more than 80 other countries.
*This is a repost from the initial post on February, 2nd 2021