Chris Stoler has been named executive vice president and general manager of the Chore-Time Group, a leading worldwide poultry equipment supplier and a division of CTB Inc. The announcement was made by Doug Niemeyer, president and chief operating officer for CTB. 

Stoler, most recently had full operational and general management responsibility for a $120 million Indiana-based division of RockTenn Corporation, a global packaging and retail displays company. In his new role, Stoler will be responsible for leading and providing strategic direction for the global Chore-Time group, which includes oversight of sales, manufacturing and a worldwide network of independent distributors.

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Stoler’s extensive background in operational management and strategic development includes proficiency in manufacturing, tactical planning, product development, supply chain management and overall business performance.  He holds a master’s of business administration from Indiana University in South Bend, Indiana, and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Notre Dame. A native of the South Bend area, he currently resides in Cassopolis, Michigan.

Stoler stepped into the new role at Chore-Time following the resignation of Mark Stephens, who left the company to start a new business with his family. Stephens played an instrumental role in the integration of Chore-Time’s former egg, poultry and international business units into a unified global group, the company stated.