Linamar Corp.’s Skyjack Division appointed Simon Cracknell business development director – Asia. Reporting to Charlie Patterson, managing director for the region, Cracknell has more than 25 years of experience in the construction equipment sector and has spent more than eight years in the aerial work platform business in general manager and senior director roles in the United Kingdom, Northern Europe and Southeast Asia. He will lead Skyjack’s sales and marketing efforts in the region.
“Global expansion is an important part of Skyjack’s growth plans,” said Brad Boehler, president of Skyjack. “We are buoyed by recent successes in Australia and Brazil and welcome Simon as a great asset to the Skyjack team driving growth in the Asia region.”
“Skyjack enjoys a positive reputation in key areas across the region and we look forward to bringing our message of having simple reliable products to the rest of the market,” Patterson added.
Linamar Corp. is a diversified global manufacturer made up of two operating segments — the Powertrain/Driveline segment and the Industrial segment, which are further divided into four key divisions — Manufacturing, Driveline, Industrial Commercial Energy and Skyjack.