Exline Inc. has named Bret Hightower as president and chief operations officer. Hightower previously held the position of vice president of sales and marketing for Exline Inc. Since joining the company in 2015, he has lead market strategy and operational shifts across the company’s portfolio of products and services, most notably the company’s move into the midstream oil and gas compression markets.
“We are at a point in time where significant growth potential exists for us and there is no better person to lead Exline Inc. than Bret Hightower,” said Rob Exline, owner and chief executive officer of the company. “Bret is a proven leader with significant industry experience, business vision, and the ability to bring people together. His vision to leverage the many strengths of our company into growing markets is exactly what Exline needs as we enter the next chapter of expanded products and services, innovation, and growth.”
Founded in 1872, Exline Inc. repairs and services machinery for the gas compression, power generation, industrial manufacturing, and plastics and rubber compounding industries.