McConnellsburg, Pa.-based JLG Industries, an Oshkosh Corp. company and a leading manufacturer of aerial work platforms and telescopic material handlers, recently announced several key promotions. Craig Paylor, president of JLG announced that Tim Morris, Wayne Lawson and Andrew Satterley will each expand their responsibilities with JLG.
“Each of these individuals has exhibited superior leadership qualities, strong business acumen and is strongly focused on enhancing JLG’s value for our customers, regardless of where they are in the world,” Paylor said. “They are key members of our global, high-performance management team and have been instrumental in JLG’s growth into a global company.”
Tim Morris was promoted to the position of vice president, market development and sales for the Americas. In this new position, Morris’s role is expanded to include all of North and South America. His responsibilities include the development and implementation of JLG’s strategic business plan for the Americas and further development of the integrated Americas team.
Morris has been with JLG for 15 years. He began his career with JLG in customer sales, and has held positions in government sales, district sales and service management. Most recently Tim was vice president, market development, sales and service for North America.
As announced in October 2007, Wayne Lawson, vice president, sales and customer support for EAME, has assumed overall responsibility for the development and implementation of JLG’s market development and sales strategies in the Europe, Africa and Middle Eastern markets. In addition to his responsibilities of providing leadership and direction for JLG’s European sales and service operations, Lawson will also assume responsibility for the European aftermarket parts sales business segment. Since joining JLG in 2001, Lawson has been instrumental in the continued growth and development of JLG’s European business. Lawson has 25 years of experience in the aerial work platform industry.
Andrew Satterley has been promoted to managing director for Australia and New Zealand. Satterley will continue to lead the market development, sales and service business in Australia and New Zealand. His additional responsibilities include the continual assessment of markets, and the development and implementation of strategic business plans. Satterley joined JLG in April 2007 and has 24 years of experience in the lift industry. He has held positions as general manager for sales and marketing and general manager for rentals for the Asia-Pacific region.
The company also named Frank Cholewicki vice president – Americas finance. In his new role, Cholewicki is responsible for finance practices and fiscal reporting for the Americas. He also has global financial responsibility for the Caterpillar Alliance Group and government business. made the announcement.
“Frank brings a broad range of finance experience to JLG, and has experience with North, Central and South America,” said Jeffrey Bird, senior vice president of finance for JLG.
JLG Industries is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of access equipment. The company’s diverse product portfolio includes leading brands such as JLG aerial work platforms; JLG, SkyTrak, Lull and Gradall telehandlers; and an array of complementary services and accessories that increase the versatility and efficiency of these products.