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Thursday, 16 Nov 2006 ( #286 )
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Tom Riordan
WESTPORT, CT, United States
Terex Corp has appointed Tom Riordan to the newly created position of president and chief operating officer, effective from January 1, 2007. He is currently executive vice president and chief operating officer of SPX Corp. Before joining SPX in 1997, he was president of Consolidated Sawmill Machinery International.

Kari Åkman has been appointed Nordic area director of Konecranes Group, effective from February 1, 2007. Åkman is currently deputy business unit manager for process automation service at ABB China. Before ABB China, he was president and CEO for Done Solutions, in Finland.

MILWAUKEE, WI, United States
The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) has elected officers and directors for 2007. The officers and the board set the association’s guidelines and operating policies.

Dennis Eagan, industrial power & equipment group president of Blount Inc, has been elected AEM chairman. Glen Tellock, president of Manitowac Crane Group, is first vice chairman. Martin Richenhagen, chairman, president and CEO of Agco Corp, is second vice chairman. Duane Wilder, president of Liebherr Construction Equipment Company, is treasurer and AEM’s full-time president Dennis Slater is secretary.

William Gehl, chairman and CEO of Gehl Company, Michael Haberman, president of Gradall Company, and WA (Lex) Taylor III, president of Taylor Machine Works, are among industry executives elected to serve on AEM’s 2007 board of directors.

Dennis Eagan
WA (Lex) Taylor III
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