James OwensC&M Conveyor, Inc. has named James R. Owens as its new Chief Financial Officer. Owens is uniquely qualified for the position due to his extensive financial management experience at diverse technology-based companies.

Before joining C&M Conveyor, Owens was CFO at Wilkens Manufacturing, Stockton, KS, a custom manufacturer of agricultural trailers featuring remotely controlled walking floor conveyors and belt conveyors. Before that, he served in CFO roles at ProLogic, a coupon redemption company in Bloomington, IN; Switch Beverage Company, a manufacturer of healthy beverages for schools in Richmond, VA; and CheckTech, a manufacturer of check stripping equipment in Santa Fe, NM. He also served as CFO with Tekno, a manufacturer of automated conveyor systems and material handling robotics for automotive, electronics and appliance assembly, located in Cave City, KY.

Owens received an MBA from University of Indianapolis and a BS in accounting and production management from Eastern Illinois University.