SHEFFIELD — Charles E. Sukup, president of Sukup Manufacturing Co. in Sheffield, announced after 25 years he will transition from chair, president and CEO to chairman of the board.
His brother, Steve Sukup, who has been chief financial officer and vice president, will become president and CEO.
In a news release, the company said that although Charles will no longer be involved in day-to-day operations, he looks forward to being an ambassador for Sukup Manufacturing Co. and supporting its growth and success in sales and product innovation.
Charles Sukup, 65, has a bachelor’s and master’s degree in agricultural engineering from Iowa State University. He served as chair of the Iowa Association of Business & Industry and president of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers. He is a registered professional engineer, a professor at Iowa State University, and a member of the National Academy of Engineering. He also is a board member of the National Association of Manufacturers and chair of America’s Cultivation Corridor.
Steve Sukup, 63, served in the Iowa Legislature from 1995-2003.
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