Lee Maynard has been appointed as new global sales director for tower cranes at Terex Cranes. He was previously the company’s director of sales for Europe & Russia in the mobile cranes business. He was also general manager for the UK and Ireland (UK&I) and will continue in this role until a successor is found.
Mr Maynard will be based in the Schaffhausen Terex Global office in Switzerland and in his new role, will develop long-term strategies and identify growth opportunities in the global tower crane market with the objective of increasing the company’s worldwide market share and profitability.
Mr Maynard will be taking over management duties for the global Terex tower cranes sales team in EMEAR (Europe, Middle East, Africa and Russia), North America, East Asia, and Australia & New Zealand.
A qualified engineer, Mr Maynard has been with Terex Corporation since 2001 as a result of the acquisition of German crane and excavator manufacturer Atlas, and since then he has been in a number of positions of increasing responsibility. Initially, after switching from engineering, he was a regional sales manager for Terex Construction, and in 2010 became the UK&I general manager for mobile cranes.
In 2012, Mr Maynard assumed responsibility for the European sales and service organisations for mobile cranes as part of the management team. Most recently, he was responsible for all sales activities in Europe, Russia and in CIS member states.