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Link-Belt Names Two New District Managers

Kolb Hague

April 11, 2022 – Link-Belt Cranes has named new district managers, one covering Oklahoma, Texas, and Louisiana; the other covering the northeastern United States. Link-Belt Cranes North American Sales Manager, Gary Lane, announced the appointments.

J.P. Kolb is the new district manager for Texas, Oklahoma, and Louisiana. He has extensive experience in the heavy equipment industry, both in wholesale and retail. Kolb has worked in the crane and heavy equipment business in Texas and Louisiana for 20 years, most recently as the southern regional manager for Konecranes.

“J.P. has built some lasting relationships in our industry and in the area he will be serving,” said Lane. “We believe he will be a great addition to our team and provide excellent distributor support in a critical territory.”

Kolb will be based in Louisiana.

Kevin Hague is Link-Belt Cranes’ new district manager for the northeastern United States and eastern Canada.

Hague’s career spans nearly 30 years in the crane industry. He most recently was the national equipment sales and business development manager for ML Crane Group.

“Kevin’s extensive crane experience uniquely qualifies him to support our northeastern and eastern Canadian crane customers in a very positive way,” said Lane. “We’re expecting great things from Kevin.”

Hague will be relocating from Colorado to Virginia.  




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