Link-Belt names new VPs of engineering and manufacturing

By Hannah Sundermeyer11 January 2022

Richard Shultz accepted the position of vice president, manufacturing and Gene Martin has been promoted to vice president, engineering.

Richard Shultz has accepted the position of vice president, manufacturing for Link-Belt Cranes and Gene Martin has been promoted to vice president, engineering.

Gene Martin, Vice President of Engineering
Richard Shultz, Vice President of Manufacturing

Melvin Porter, Link-Belt Cranes President and CEO made the announcements at the company’s headquarters in Lexington, KY.

Shultz began his career at Link-Belt in 1990 as an associate design engineer. He continued to progress along that path, leading telescopic products for 14 years, before becoming director of quality in 2016 and vice president of engineering in 2018. Shultz holds a bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Engineering from the University of Kentucky and a Master’s in Business Administration from Xavier University.

Martin began his career at Link-Belt in 1998 as an associate design engineer. In 2014, he became engineering manager, guiding new designs for rough terrain and telescopic crawler cranes. Martin holds a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Ohio State University.

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