From mining to cranes

Liebherr USA has appointed Shane Kuhlmey as divisional director for crawler cranes, deep foundation machines and maritime cranes.

Kuhlmey joined Liebherr USA in 2018 as divisional director of its mining business, a job he has held for the past six years. He began his career as a salesman for car dealer Miller Hill, leaving in 2002 to join Genesis Attachments - a manufacturer of hydraulic attachments for scrap processing, demolition and material handling - as its Midwest regional manager. The following year he was promoted to national sales manager and after more than nine years in that job was appointed director of North American sales. After six years in the role, he was lured to Liebherr Mining.
Shane Kuhlmey

Speaking of his new job Kuhlmey said: “Having spent the last six years with Liebherr, I have had the joy of working with the best team in mining. As I transition to the Crawler Cranes, Deep Foundation Machines and Maritime Cranes Division, 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.”

Liebherr USA’s managing director Kai Friedrich added: “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.”