Highway Equipment Co., the manufacturer of New Leader crop nutrient applicators, has announced Jim Shebetka has been promoted to vice president — sales and Mike Podoll has been promoted to vice president — engineering. With a combined 40 years of experience, New Leader is confident that both Shebetka and Podoll will bring continued success to both of their departments.
In addition, John Rathjen has joined the company as New Leader OEM account manager. Rathjen comes to New Leader with a wealth of experience in the industry, having worked the several years at P&K Midwest, Inc.
“These organizational changes were made to ensure continued growth and better align the organization with our strategic goals,” said Rocki Shepard, president and CEO. “Highway Equipment Company has experienced tremendous growth over the past several years, and we attribute this success to the talented people who make up our organization.”