SHEFFIELD, Iowa- The President and C-E-O of Iowa-based Sukup Manufacturing is stepping down. Sixty-five-year-old Charles Sukup will become Chairman of the Board in February 2020. His brother, Steve Sukup will then become President and C-E-O.
"I have been honored to lead our#FamilyBusinessfor 25 years!" said Charles. "Sukup Manufacturing continues to be family owned and led. We are committed to the best in#agriculture#innovationwhile remaining rooted in Sheffield, Iowa. I look forward to being an ambassador for#TeamSukupand supporting its future growth and success."
Charles Sukup has a bachelors 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. Charles Sukup is also is a board member of the National Association of Manufacturers and Chair of America’s Cultivation Corridor.