Milbank Manufacturing (Kansas City, MO): Brad Skinner, president of Milbank, was unanimously elected by the company’s board of directors as its new chief executive officer. Skinner began his career at Milbank 32 years ago in production, eventually being promoted to production manager of Milbank’s manufacturing plant in Concordia, Mo. He moved into sales and rose to senior vice president of sales and marketing and chief sales officer prior to being named president in March 2016.
As CEO, Skinner will oversee all aspects of Milbank’s business and be responsible for formulating the company’s long-term strategies, focusing on growth and innovation for the future.
“Brad has proven himself to be a strong leader for Milbank, putting together one of the strongest executive teams in company history,” said Trina Henke, Milbank chairman of the board. “Over the last two years, he has diligently focused on our product-driven strategy, working with the manufacturing team to bring equipment and innovation into our production facilities. As a member of the Milbank family, I truly appreciate his dedication to our family and company for the past 32 years and am confident our best years are ahead of us,” added Henke.
“Milbank has been like family to me,” said Skinner. “I have been fortunate to work in many areas of the business throughout my career and cherish the legacy of this company. We have an amazing team of people at Milbank and I am excited for our future growth as we focus on new products and innovation.”