McLanahan Corp. has created new leadership positions, according to the company. Ken Kirsch was promoted to the position of vice president of operations. Prior to filling this newly created role, Kirsch served as director of business process operations. Kirsch brings more than 20 years of experience at McLanahan relating to engineering, project management, quality, business processes and more. He will be responsible for providing leadership regarding McLanahan’s operations.
Jay Nartatez was appointed chief financial officer of McLanahan Corp. Nartatez, who is a certified public accountant, has worked at McLanahan since October 2007 serving as the financial controller. His financial experiences range from accounting to payroll to the integration and acquisitions of offices in the United States, Australia and Europe.
Due to the promotion of Nartatez, Sean McLanahan’s title has changed to executive vice president and chief administrative officer of McLanahan Corp.
The newly formed Environmental Division has led to two position changes. Cory Jenson, who previously served as a regional sales manager in the aggregates industry, will lead the division as the general manager. Also joining the new division will be Brian Prenatt, director of engineering, who previously held the same position in McLanahan’s Mineral Processing Division.
Succeeding Prenatt as the director of engineering for the Mineral Processing Division is Mike Smith. He previously served as the assistant director of engineering for the division.
Another newly formed department is being led by McLanahan employee, Adam Eardley. He will serve as the director of the project management department.
Finally, Chris Kelley now holds the position of sales manager for the Aggregate Processing Division. Kelley was previously a regional sales manager focusing on the frac sand industry.