3850 Ohio Ave  •  St Charles IL 60174  •  
1-800-AT-BISON  •  +1-630-377-4327

John Burch Named CEO 03/01/2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                     John Burch

MARCH 1, 2017

JOHN BURCH APPOINTED CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF BISON GEAR & ENGINEERING EFFECTIVE MAY 1, 2017

The Board of Directors of Bison Gear & Engineering are pleased to announce the appointment of John Burch as Chief Executive Officer of the company effective May 1, 2017.

Mr. Burch succeeds Marcus J.S. Bours who has served as the interim CEO since June, 2016.  The Board greatly appreciates the service of Mr. Bours during this challenging transition period.

Mr. Burch has over 25 years of general management, marketing, sales, business development and operations experience across a variety of industrial business to business markets.  He joined Bison in 2008 as Regional Sales Manager progressing to his current role in November, 2015, as the Executive Vice President, Go To Market.

Mr. Burch earned an MBA from Kent State University and a BS in General Engineering from the University of Illinois.

About Bison Gear & Engineering Corp.

Bison Gear and Engineering began in 1960 by designing problem-solving gearboxes and gear motors for their customers. Today, the company has grown into an industry leader for fractional horsepower electric motor, integral gearmotor and gear reducer products by implementing innovative lean manufacturing processes, world class engineering and customer support teams driven by their Robusticity® design philosophy; allowing Bison to consistently expand its product line with new motion control and power transmission solutions. For more information on Bison or their products, please visit www.bisongear.com, or contact Bison directly at 1.800.377.4327.

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