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Astec Industries appoints Richard J. Dorris as interim CEO

Staff Writer |
Chattanooga, Tenn., USA - Astec Industries, a road equipment manufacturer, appointed Richard J. Dorris rnas interim chief executive officer.

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Mr. Dorris has served as the Company's Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President since January 2014.

Mr. Dorris previously served as the Group Vice President and President of the Company's Energy Group from August 2012 to December 2013 and as President of Heatec, Inc. from 2004 to January 2014.

From 1999 to 2004, he held the positions of National Accounts Manager, Project Manager and Director of Projects for Astec, Inc.

Prior to joining Astec, Inc., Mr. Dorris was President of Esstee Manufacturing Company from 1990 to 1999 and was Sales Engineer from 1984 to 1990.