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July 08, 2020 | Chief Industries
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Chief Agri Names President/General Manager

Mark Kjar began his career with Chief in 1998

DJ Eihusen, president/CEO of Chief Industries, announces Mark Kjar as the new president/general manager of Chief Agri, headquartered in Kearney, NE. 

Kjar is going back to his roots where he began his career with Chief in 1998.  He advanced to manufacturing manager at Chief Fabrication in 2006, and promoted in 2010 to general manager. 

Chief Agri specializes in the design, manufacture, and sale of grain storage systems around the world. As president/general manager of Chief Agri, Kjar will provide the vision and leadership for global market growth, uphold high quality expectations, and satisfy ongoing consumer needs. 

“Our many stakeholders should be encouraged to learn that Mark has been selected for this leadership role at Chief Agri,” says Eihusen.  “His proven track record as a General Manager at Chief Fabrication, coupled with his vast experience in various positions during his career with the company, will prove to be valuable.  Mark has a strong understanding of the culture of Chief and the importance of upholding our mission.” 

Kjar graduated from the University of Nebraska at Kearney with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, an emphasis in human resources and business management, and double minors in accounting and finance.  Mark is also an advocate for manufacturing awareness and education, through his roles as Chairman of the Nebraska Manufacturing Advisory Council, Co-Champion of the Central Nebraska Manufacturing Partnership, and member of the Industrial Technology Advisory Board at Central Community College. 

“I’m excited to lead the dedicated team at Chief Agri, continuing to build on established customer relationships and enhance the excellent product offerings,” says Kjar.  “I have full confidence all stakeholders will embrace our commitment to brand recognition globally through customer service and quality products.”

About Chief Agri

Manufactured to exacting standards, using heavy-duty materials and innovative designs, Chief grain conditioning, handling, and storage systems are sold throughout the world and have a reputation for providing many years of dependable service.

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