Terex Corp. last week appointed Raimund Klinkner to its board of directors. Klinkner is the managing partner of the IMX Institute for Manufacturing Excellence GmbH, a consultancy firm specialized in production and logistics, and is chairman of the German Manufacturing Excellence Board since 2004. In addition, Klinkner is president of the German Logistics Association as well as an honorary professor for production logistics at the Berlin Technical University and has held that position since 2003.
“We are very pleased to have Raimund Klinkner join our board of directors,” said Ron DeFeo, Terex chairman and CEO. “Dr. Klinkner is a seasoned CEO with the ability to see the big picture on a strategic level and a highly regarded supply chain specialist.”
“As Terex has continued to increase its geographic diversification, Dr. Klinkner’s international experience, particularly his experience and insight into the German market, makes him a valuable addition to the Terex Board,” said G. Chris Andersen, Terex lead director.
Klinkner previously served as CEO of Knorr-Bremse AG, a manufacturer of braking systems for rail and commercial vehicles, from 2007 to 2011.
Terex Corp. manufactures a broad range of equipment for use in various industries, including the construction, infrastructure, quarrying, manufacturing, mining, shipping, transportation, refining, energy and utility industries.