Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas recently hired Lee Shirey as regional service manager. Shirey has more than 20 years of experience in the heavy equipment industry. Most recently, he was a field service technician at ASC Construction Equipment in Buford, Ga. He held similar positions at Nasser Heavy Equipment, Stafford Tractor Co. and METRAC, all located in Georgia.

In his new role at Hyundai Construction Equipment, Shirey will oversee the department that services Hyundai’s extensive dealer network.

“I look forward to improving the already stellar service Hyundai provides its dealers, and assist our dealers in their efforts to serve their Hyundai customers,” Shirey said.

Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas offers earthmoving and material-handling equipment, including hydraulic excavators, wheel loaders, skid-steer loaders and electric and diesel forklifts. It also manufactures internal combustion cushion and internal combustion pneumatic forklifts.