Liebherr USA promotes mining lead to division director

Former Liebherr USA mining director, Shane Kuhlmey, will transition to the company’s lead of crawler cranes, deep foundation machines, and maritime cranes.

Shane Kuhlmey (Image: Liebherr) Shane Kuhlmey (Image: Liebherr)

Kuhlmey has spent the last six years leading the mining division for the company.

“I have had the joy of working with the best team in mining,” said Kuhlmey. “As I transition… I look forward to learning about the intricacies of the crane and maritime industries, meeting our valued customers, and building strong, lasting relationships. I am enthusiastic about the future and committed to ensuring the continued success and growth.”

Kai Friedrich, managing director of Liebherr USA, said, “We are confident that Shane’s strategic vision and commitment to excellence will drive Liebherr’s crawler cranes, deep foundation machines and maritime cranes division to new heights of success.

“Kuhlmey’s transition to this new sector is a testament to Liebherr’s commitment to diversifying our expertise and strengthening our position in the North American market.”

The German-Swiss OEM operates its US arm out of Newport News, Virginia.


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