Otmar Hauck is stepping down from the KION Group GmbH's executive board.
The supervisory board of Linde Material Handling GmbH has appointed Sabine Neuß
to Linde Material Handling's management board for four years, effective from 1 January 2013. As chief operating officer (COO), she will be responsible for production. Neuß will succeed Otmar Hauck
, who is stepping down from the KION Group GmbH's executive board and Linde Material Handling GmbH's management board from 31 December to pursue new challenges. No new COO will be appointed to the KION Group executive board.
Neuß is a qualified mechanical engineer and is currently managing director of TRW Automotive Safety Systems GmbH in Aschaffenburg. Between 1998 and 2010, she held various engineering management positions at automotive supplier Behr. Before that, she worked at Brose Fahrzeugteile GmbH & Co KG between 1990 and 1998. Cannock, United Kingdom
Briggs Equipment has appointed Craig Davenport
as sales manager. Davenport will lead Briggs' sales team for Yale Europe Materials Handling in Scotland. He comes to Briggs after 12 years with Carrylift Group. The former semi-professional footballer has also worked for BT, Scottish Power and Douglas Gillespie Plant.