MERRIAM, Kansas – August 04, 2011 – Stephen Cloud, second generation of leadership at IBT, Inc., announced Mark Byrne’s promotion as President and CEO of IBT effective today. “Mark has been a tremendous addition to the IBT executive team. He has proven himself not only by his own actions, but with his ability to lead and develop the individuals around him,” said Steve Cloud.
Mark Byrne began his career with IBT as Vice President of Sales and Marketing in February, 2008. Byrne joined IBT with more than 25 years of experience in industrial manufacturing environments. During that time, Byrne held various senior management positions at Ralston Purina, Purina Mills, Con Agra, Siemens, John Deere, and Premium Protein Products. While at Premium Protein Products, Byrne was an IBT customer. Since joining IBT, his first-hand perspective as a former customer reinforces identifying and understanding the needs of industrial workers and facilities.
Stephen Cloud will continue to be active within the organization and will serve as IBT’s Chairman of the Board.
About IBT Industrial Solutions
IBT Industrial Solutions is a leading, full-service industrial supplier. Since 1949, IBT has been helping customers maintain efficient, productive, and safe workplace facilities through quality industrial MRO supplies, products, and services. Top-notch industrial expertise and superior customer service set IBT apart. IBT has nearly 40 stocking locations throughout the United States, and is headquartered in the Kansas City suburb of Merriam, Kansas.
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