Maxim Crane Works names new COO

Maxim Crane Works has promoted Larry Lis to chief operations officer.

Larry Lis, COO, Maxim Crane Works

During his tenure at Maxim, Lis has held numerous roles across the entire company, specifically in operations and sales. Lis started his career with Maxim in 1999 as a sales representative, moving into operations management in 2009. In 2012, he was appointed as the regional vice president of Maxim’s northeast region and the vice president of the midwest region in 2016 before moving to the vice president of fleet management role.

“We are thrilled to elevate Larry as our new chief operations officer,” said Paul McDonnell, CEO, Maxim Crane Works. “With over 25 years of experience at Maxim Crane, Larry brings a profound knowledge of the crane industry and operational expertise to his new role. His deep understanding of our industry, combined with his passion for operational excellence, makes him the ideal leader to drive continued growth in our company as we deliver unparalleled lifting solutions to our customers across the country.”

In his capacity as COO, Lis will oversee all operational aspects of Maxim Crane Works’ six U.S. regions and more than 50 branch locations. 

I am honored to lead the operations team at Maxim Crane Works as chief operations officer,” said Lis. “Maxim’s industry pros are second to none and I’m grateful for the opportunity to collaborate with the Maxim operations team to foster profitable growth across the company.”


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