The board of directors at Richards Industrials has appointed Jordan Bast as president and CEO. Bast brings to the position a wealth of knowledge and experience in the valve industry on national and global levels. He has vast experience in business development and management across process industries and discrete manufacturing, having recently served as VP and general manager for Crane Fluid Handling.
Bast will join Richards Industrials on July 13, 2020. He will succeed Bruce Broxterman, who is retiring after fifteen years as president and CEO but will remain a member of the board.
Broxterman is excited for this new chapter and says “Bast has the leadership skills, extensive experience and passion that perfectly positions him to lead Richards forward.”