MORTON, ILLINOIS, U.S. — 4B Group announced on Oct. 8 the appointment of Johnny Wheat as president of 4B Components Limited with responsibility over North, Central and South America.

Wheat joined 4B over 22 years ago as an engineer in the electronics department, and became senior vice-president in 2003. 

“Since that time, he has managed the 4B U.S. operation with a combination of exceptional skill, enthusiasm and drive which has helped to make 4B one of the leaders in the industry,” said 4B Group Chairman and Managing Director Nicholas Braime, “In his role as president, Mr. Wheat’s challenge will be to continue the growth of the company and its brand throughout the region.”

Wheat is also an active member, and past chairman of the Equipment Manufacturers Conference (EMC) part of the American Feed Industry Association (AFIA.