LYDNEY, United Kingdom
replaces Doug Pearson
as Watts Industrial Tyres' managing director on June 1. Mindermann has managed Watts' European subsidiaries for 10 years. Pearson, who has been managing director since 1990, will develop the Watts business in the USA.
has been appointed Lift Technologies' vice president of sales, marketing & business development. Hahn was previously Kalmar RT's executive vice president and JCB's product marketing manager. He has experience in product and marketing planning with Bombardier and Toyota.
Lift Technologies has appointed Ken Nelson
as vice president of engineering. Nelson has worked for Stewart & Stevenson, Case New Holland, Rockwell and Clark Components. He was recently vice president of engineering for Husgvarna Turf Care Company.
KCI Konecranes' board of directors has appointed Hannu Rusanen
as president of global maintenance services. Rusanen is head of Konecranes' Nordic region. He assumes his new role on September 1. Tom Sothard
is currently head of global maintenance services and Konecranes' Americas region.