Grove, Manitowoc veteran Bust succeeds Kimble chief Cahill

Sources: Kimble Manufacturing Co., New Philadelphia; CP staff

The parent of Kimble Mixer Co. and Kimble Custom Chassis recently announced the appointment of Jeff Bust as president and chief executive officer. He joins Kimble Manufacturing from the Dover Corp. Energy Products Group, where he was president; Bust was previously president and CEO of Grove Worldwide and Blue Bird Corp., and president of Manitowoc Cranes and Harnischfeger Industries. He replaces Jim Cahill, whose has been at the helm for nearly a decade.

Separately, Kimble Mixer announced the promotion of Derek Leggett to manager of Mixer Sales and Kimble MaxxService, reporting to Steve Howard, director of Sales and Service. Previously national service manager and plant manager, Leggett will be responsible for inside sales administration as well as management of Kimble Parts and MaxxService, which includes outside service crews along with inside factory service.