Ky. Association of Manufacturers hires new leader

The Kentucky Association of Manufacturers has selected Greg Higdon as its new president and CEO. Higdon, a former state legislator who has worked with KAM in various capacities since 1994, will take the helm Dec. 1.

KAM said in a news release that Higdon has served as director of the Chemical Industry Council and as policy adviser to past KAM presidents.

Higdon fills a post vacated by Jim LeMaster, who left to practice law in the Lexington office of Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC.