Kirby-Smith Promotes Weller to Chief Operating Officer | Construction News

Kirby-Smith, Oklahoma City, Okla., has promoted Jeff Weller to chief operating officer and executive vice president, effective immediately.

Weller reports directly to Ed Kirby, president, Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc., has overall strategic and operational responsibility, and will provide leadership and direction for all of Kirby-Smith’s business segments.

He had previously served as vice president and general manager of Kirby-Smith’s Northern Division, having joining Kirby-Smith in August 2014. Before that, he had spent 28 years at Link-Belt Mid Atlantic in Mechanicsville, Va.

“Customers deserve honest and direct answers, to have their problems taken seriously, and to receive our best effort in solving them,” said Weller. “Commitment to our customers is what has made Kirby-Smith successful, and is what will continue to drive our growth as an organization.”

Kirby praised Weller for his impressive performance as VP/GM, referencing his decisive leadership. “In the short time since Jeff came on board with Kirby-Smith, he has shown to be an outstanding leader and has made significant contributions to our company. I am confident that he will find the same success in this new role,” said Kirby.