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Liebherr USA Names Shane Kuhlmey Divisional Director


Liebherr USA, Co., headquartered in Newport News, Virginia, has named Shane Kuhlmey as the newly appointed Divisional Director for Crawler Cranes, Deep Foundation Machines and Maritime Cranes, effective April 1, 2024. Kuhlmey assumes this role after a successful tenure as the head of Liebherr USA, Co.'s mining division, during which he led a nationwide team of mining experts to achieve notable advancements in efficiency and safety.

“Having spent the last six years with Liebherr, I have had the joy of working with the best team in mining,” said Kuhlmey. “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.”

In his new role as Divisional Director, Kuhlmey eagerly anticipates close collaboration with his new team, aiming to foster innovation and drive the division forward.

“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” said Kai Friedrich, managing director of Liebherr USA, Co. “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.”


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