In his role as executive vice president, infrastructure, Aaron
is responsible for the strategic leadership of the engineered
support structures (ESS) and utility segments. He will focus
on executing a global approach for Valmont®, leveraging the
company’s footprint, talent and technology. Aaron joined
Valmont in 2011, as the vice president and general manager,
international irrigation. In 2015, he added the responsibilities
of global engineering oversight before being named president
of the utility in 2016.
Aaron started his engineering career in the composites
industry in 1999, moving to China in 2002 where he
created and led the engineering department at Shanghai,
China-based Orbit Irrigation. His roles quickly grew to
encompass quality, operations, marketing and Asia sales.
When Aaron was promoted to general manager in 2007,
his duties expanded to include acquisitions and the
establishment of the company’s green-field manufacturing
sites in Taipei, Taiwan and Ningbo, China. Aaron served in
that capacity until joining Valmont.