has been appointed to lead KCI Konecranes' long-term product and service technology development as senior vice president, Strategy and Technology. He is currently chief operating officer.
KCI Konecranes's Mikko Uhari
, currently the president of Special Cranes, will assume the global responsibility for all crane and component business units in order to capture the synergies across these operations. Tom Sothard
continues as president, Maintenance Services, and as country executive for the Americas region.
Crown Equipment Pty Ltd general manager Brian Hoare
has been elected president of the Australian Industrial Truck Association. Hoare replaces Paul Bennett
of BT Lift Trucks Pty Ltd.