Chief hires business development manager

by World Grain Staff
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KEARNEY, NEBRASKA, U.S. — Don Lien has joined Chief Agri-Industrial Division as business development manager, effective July 1. This is a newly created position within Chief. 

Lien’s primary role will be to build relationships and educate cooperatives and grain companies regarding the full line of products available through Chief Agri-Industrial.

Lien has extensive experience in agri-business, in both sales and general management with companies such as Central Farmer’s Cooperative, Farmland Industries Inc. and Panhandle Cooperative Associations. 

For the last nine years, he has served as general manager of the CHS Agri Service Center in Holdrege, Nebraska, U.S. He has a degree in agri-business.

“We are very pleased to have someone of Don’s caliber and experience join our management team,” said Roger Townsend, Chief Agri-Industrial president. “His extensive background and experience in agri-business will further enhance our management team and help us continue to live up to our mantra, ‘We engineer relationships.’”