The board of directors at Richards Industrials has announced the appointment of Jordan Bast as president and CEO. Bast is said to bring to the position a wealth of knowledge and experience in the valve industry on national and global levels.
With a background in business development and management across process industries and discrete manufacturing, Bast will succeed Bruce Broxterman, who is retiring after fifteen years as president/CEO.
Broxterman will remain a member of the board of directors and says “Bast has the leadership skills, extensive experience and passion that perfectly positions him to lead Richards forward.”
Richards Industrials of Cincinnati, OH, is the parent company of several industrial product lines including Jordan Valve, Steriflow Valve, Steriflow Food & Beverage, LowFlow Valve, Marwin Valve, Hex Valve and Bestobell Steam Traps.