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VT LeeBoy Appoints Christopher Barnard as CEO

VT Systems - Friday, August 25, 2017

Lincolnton, NC, August 24, 2017 – Kelly Majeskie has stepped down as CEO of VT LeeBoy, Inc. after helming the company for 17 years. Christopher Barnard replaces Majeskie as CEO.

“The success of any company lies in the hands of its employees and the LeeBoy family is among the finest in our industry,” stated Majeskie. “Over my seventeen years at the helm of LeeBoy, they are the main reason that we’ve been able to achieve the position of market leader in our space. Now it’s time for a fresh set of ideas to help keep the momentum going. I leave with the utmost pride in this organization and am confident in its continued success.”

"I am looking forward to working with the market leading VT LeeBoy team, its customers, and dealers as the business continues its successful development," states Barnard.

Barnard previously served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Wacker Neuson Corporation from November 1997 to December 2015. He was responsible for all Wacker Neuson’s North American and South American operations. Barnard has had extensive involvement in leading industry associations, most notably Board positions in the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) and the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM).


VT LeeBoy, a subsidiary of VT Systems, is a leading U.S. manufacturer of road construction and maintenance equipment including commercial asphalt pavers, motor graders, and force feed loaders. Its product brands, LeeBoy, Rosco and LBP, are renowned for innovative designs that focus on value, productivity and reliability. With its cutting-edge technologies and unparalleled customer service, VT LeeBoy has emerged as a leader in the road construction industry. Please visit www.leeboy.com.

VT Systems is an engineering company providing integrated solutions to the commercial and government markets in the aerospace, electronics, land systems and marine sectors. VT Systems’ innovative solutions, products and services include aircraft maintenance, repair and modification; software solutions in training and simulation; satellite-based IP communications technology; network solutions that integrate data, voice and video; rugged computers and computer peripheral equipment; specialized truck bodies and trailers; weapons and munitions systems; road construction equipment; and ship design and shipbuilding. Headquartered in Alexandria, Va., VT Systems operates globally and is a wholly owned subsidiary of ST Engineering. Please visit www.vt-systems.com.

Media contacts:
Kristi Harris
Marketing Manager
VT LeeBoy
Phone: (1) 704 966 3376
Email: kharris@leeboy.com

Kimberly Miles
Manager, Corporate Communications
VT Systems
Phone: (1) 703 739 2610
Email: kmiles@vt-systems.com

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