Larry Kimble Retires from Hackney After 31 Years
Washington, NC, June 1, 2020 – Larry Kimble, Hackney Beverage Regional Sales Manager, retired May 31, 2020 after 31 years of service. With a BS in Mechanical Engineering and a registered professional engineer, Kimble started with Hackney as the Director of Operations in the Independence, Kansas facility. In 1997, Kimble made the leap to beverage truck sales where he became the Regional Sales Manager in the Midwest territory spanning from the Dakotas to Oklahoma and Arkansas.
“Larry’s service to the company and industry knowledge will be missed by the Hackney family. I wish him great health and longevity in his retirement,” said Mitch Lance, Vice President of Sales and Marketing.
Raised in Lebanon, Missouri, a stone’s throw from Route 66, Kimble worked in the oil industry traveling the US before settling in Kansas to work with Hackney. Larry and his wife, Kathy, with their three Labradors, plan to move to Texas to be closer to their two children and four grandkids. Kimble will have more time to judge in National and Regional Labrador Retriever competitions. An avid fisherman, Larry plans to spend his days when he is not traveling or judging competitions enjoying his favorite hobby fishing.
ST Engineering Hackney Inc, a company of ST Engineering, is the leading manufacturer in North America for specialized truck bodies and trailers that services multi-stop food and beverage service distributors and municipal emergency rescue departments. With its two leading brands, Hackney and Kidron, ST Engineering Hackney, Inc. specializes in beverage truck bodies and trailers, emergency rescue bodies and trailers, contractor services truck bodies and multi-temperature refrigerated truck bodies and trailers. Please visit www.hackneyusa.com or www.kidron.com for more information.