By Marci Lincoln
PARAGOULD, Ark. вЂ“ Evarts B. English, president of L.A. Darling Company, announces the appointment of Larry P. Bost to vice president of sales, market development and planning.
Bost will lead the combined sales and marketing force for L.A. Darling Company and its Minnesota-based affiliate, Streater, Inc. He is responsible for all sales, marketing, marketing support and the strategic and business planning process.
BostвЂ™s background includes heavy emphasis on leading the sales and marketing organizations of manufacturing companies selling to AmericaвЂ™s leading retailers. He earned a bachelorвЂ™s degree in mechanical engineering from Pennsylvania State University, started his career as an application engineer for Alcoa, and served in executive sales and marketing positions for companies supplying the retail home improvement industry.
L.A. Darling Company, headquartered in Paragould, Ark., is the second largest North American-based store fixture manufacturer.
L.A. Darling Company and Streater, Inc. are members of The Marmon Group of companies, an international association of 100 manufacturing and service organizations with annual sales of $7 billion.
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