Podany Promoted to North American Sales Manager

Kearney, NE - Chief Agri is pleased to announce that Matt Podany has been promoted to the role of the North American Sales Manager, effective as of July 1st. Podany brings his current experience in International Sales to the job as well as prior experience in general management with a strong fiscal and administrative background.

Matt joined Chief Agri in January 2013 as International Regional Sales Manager for Southeast Asia and Pacific Rim and worked to grow his territory, service customers and develop dealers. He has been a leader on many projects and will lead a team of people to provide the best service and attention to Chief's customers. 

"Over the past three plus years Matt has become a valuable part of the overall success of our worldwide sales team.  Matt has proven success in many areas including in sales management, negotiations and most valuable of all has been his focus on taking care of the customer" says Allen Mitchel, Vice President of Sales at Chief Agri Division.

Matt is very familiar to the agricultural equipment industry as prior to joining Chief he was the General Manager of EBM Manufacturing Inc., a manufacturer of screening equipment for the agricultural industry.

Matt grew up in Nebraska and has an agricultural background in farming and livestock.  He received his Bachelor's Degree in Accounting and an MBA from Wayne State College in Wayne, NE.  Matt and his wife Janine live near Kearney, NE and have three girls – Lily, Charlotte and Elsie

Chief is very pleased with the enthusiasm and hard work Matt has brought to the sales team and look forward to where things are headed at Chief Agri.