All Appointments Articles

Caterpillar announces first ever sustainability officer
Industry heavyweight creates position of chief sustainability and strategy officer as it seeks to increase sustainability
Metso Outotec expands distributor network in Asia
Phu Thai Cat named an official dealer of Metso’s aggregates equipment in Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia
New President for Yanmar Compact Equipment North America
Tate Johnson announced as new president, and two other key appointments made
Ritchie Bros names president
Ritchie Bros confirms internal appointment 
Kirby-Smith Machinery names John Arapidis its new CEO
Ed Kirby, founder of the heavy equipment and crane distributor, takes up Chairman role after leading the company for 40 years
New AEM President announced
Dennis Slater to step down as AEM President to be replaced by Megan Tanel
Chris Jeong named CEO of Doosan Infracore Europe
Outgoing CEO Charlie Park to start a new role with Doosan in South Korea
Sinoboom appoints manager for Canada
Jim Moxey, with 25 years’ industry experience, including at United Rentals and Genie, joins North America team
Makinex appoints new CEO
Incoming CEO John Stewart brings extensive construction industry experience 
Robert Hauser appointed CEO of Doka
Former Bilfinger and Peri executive, Robert Hauser, succeeds retiring CEO Harald Ziebula
New Zoomlion Europe general manager
Babiceanu to oversee development of several products
Trackunit expands in Asia Pacific
New offices and senior appointment in the region for Trackunit
Wacker Neuson names new CFO
Christoph Burkhard will take up the role of chief financial officer from 1 June, 2021
Metso Outotec adds Portuguese dealer
Ascendum Máquinas will offer Metso Outotec’s crushing and screening products including the Lokotrack and Nordtrack brands
JCB Power Systems’ new SE Asia distributor
Appointment marks its first presence in the region
New CEO for Wacker Neuson SE
Dr. Karl Tragl to become Chairman of the Executive Board and CEO of Wacker Neuson SE
Hilti announces ‘major generation change’
Jahangir Doongaji will be CEO from 1 January 2023 and Michèle Frey-Hilti will join the board in April 2022
Hitachi Europe appoints Takaharu Ikeda as new president
Takaharu Ikeda to take over as head of Hitachi Construction Machinery Europe from outgoing President Makoto Yamazawa
Bell appointed as JCB’s South African dealer
Bell Equipment Sales will offer JCB’s full range of construction machinery from May 1, 2021
Hammerhead Trenchless names new managing director
Jeff Gabrielse assumes leadership of the HammerHead brand within the newly formed Rehabilitation and Replacement division of The Toro Company
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