JLG Industries, McConnellsburg, Pa., has named Joe Kleiner regional vice president for the Eastern United States and Eastern Canada. He replaces Brent Miller, who has recently been named the company’s vice president of channel management. In Kleiner’s new role, his primary focus will be leading JLG’s sales and service growth within the region.
In the U.S., Kleiner’s region includes Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont and West Virginia. In Canada, Kleiner oversees New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island and Quebec.
“Joe has a long tenure at JLG. Elevating him into this role allows us to continue meeting the growing needs of our rental and end-user customers in the East,” said Timothy Morris, senior vice president of sales, market development and customer support for the Americas, JLG. “Joe and his team will be key contributors to the company’s business goals within the territory.”
Kleiner said, “The heavy equipment market is constantly evolving which presents many growth opportunities. To position JLG for continued success, our team is focused on understanding our customers changing needs to elevate the access industry in three key areas: productivity, safety and technology, while delivering the industry’s broadest range of lifecycle solutions, including parts, service and training.”
Prior to taking on this new role, Kleiner was a district sales manager in the Western U.S., serving Northern California and Nevada, as well as in the Midwest, serving Indiana and Illinois.
An Oshkosh Corporation, JLG Industries, Inc. is a designer, manufacturer, and marketer of access equipment.