Liebherr Construction Equipment Co. has named Peter Mayr its new president. Mayr most recently served as managing director of Liebherr-Great Britain Ltd. and Liebherr Rental Ltd.
Mayr began his Liebherr career in 2001 at Liebherr-Werk Telfs GmbH in Austria where he was responsible for the sales support of dozers and crawler loaders in Spain. Still working for Liebherr, he later transferred to England where he was responsible for dozers and crawler loaders in Great Britain and Ireland. He was promoted to national sales manager for LGB for all earthmoving products and then progressed to general manager, earthmoving machines for LGB and LRL. He later became managing director.
“I am excited to be joining the Liebherr Construction Equipment Company as president,” Mayr said. “Together with the core management team, I look forward to driving the company’s strategic initiatives, strengthening and growing our distribution and promoting the Liebherr brand.”
Liebherr Construction Equipment Co. is based in Newport News, Va. The Liebherr Group is headquartered in Switzerland.