Art's-Way Appoints New President

Published online: Aug 01, 2006 AP Newswire
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ARMSTRONG, IA--Art's-Way Manufacturing Co., Inc. announced the appointment of Michael B. Hilderbrand as President and CEO. Hilderbrand brings to Art's-Way over twenty-five years of diverse business management experience including ten years in agribusiness, most recently with Case New Holland (CNH) where he was Senior Director - Marketing, Intelligence and Analytics. Prior to joining CNH, Hilderbrand was employed by Motorola, Inc., where he held several key positions including Major Account Manager, Factory Repair Manager, and National Service Director. Hilderbrand received a Bachelors Degree in Administrative Sciences from Southern Illinois University in 1977, and a Masters Degree in Business Administration from Keller Graduate School of DeVry University in 1992. In addition, Hilderbrand holds certificates from Purdue University, University of Michigan, and Motorola University, and is a certified Six Sigma Executive Champion. Art's-Way manufactures and distributes farm machinery niche products including animal feed processing equipment, sugar beet and potato harvesting equipment, edible bean equipment, land maintenance equipment, finished mowing, crop shredding equipment and seed planting equipment. Art's-Way also produces haylage machinery for several original equipment manufacturers (OEMs).