As group president of utility, Chris is responsible for leading
the utility segment in creating alignment with the engineered
support structures segment (ESS), establishing efficiencies
through standardization and leveraging the global position
for Valmont® as the company grows through product
introductions and geographic expansion.
Before joining Valmont in 2011, Chris worked for a market-leading
global manufacturer of irrigation equipment and
electronics for more than 20 years. He became a division
president for a $200M segment of the company. In 2007,
the company was acquired by Bosch North America,
where Chris served as vice president of business
development, growing his business segment to more
than $350M in sales revenue, operating in Europe, Asia,
Australia and the Americas.