Ring-O-Matic Inc., an Iowa based manufacturer of vacuum excavators, has announced the appointment of Brian Metcalf as CEO. Metcalf was president of HammerHead Trenchless Equipment of Lake Mills, WI for the past eight years; he previously held leadership positions at both Vermeer Corporation and Pella Corporation.

As CEO, Metcalf will direct his attention to developing a sustainable strategic growth plan to position Ring-O-Matic as the preferred supplier of vacuum excavators, as well as its complement of related support products to meet customer requirements at jobsites worldwide.