Newton Manufacturing Company Names Cochran President
Newton, Iowa-based Newton Manufacturing Company announced it named Lee Cochran as company president. Cochran has been Newton Manufacturing’s treasurer-secretary since 1995.
Cochran takes over Newton Manufacturing as the company celebrates its 100th year in business. “We will focus on aligning our capabilities, offerings and services toward greater representation and client values during this challenging period,” said Cochran.
Cochran was born and raised in New Hampton, Iowa. After earning his bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Northern Iowa in 1981, he began working at Maytag Corporation in Newton, Iowa, in several financial positions. In 1987, he became a controller at Maytag’s customer service division in Cleveland, Tenn., where he remained until 1994 when he joined Newton Manufacturing Company.
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