Liebherr has appointed Peter Mayr as president of Liebherr Construction Equipment Co., effective July 1, 2013.
Mayr has held progressive leading positions within the Liebherr Group, most recently serving as managing director for Liebherr-Great Britain Ltd. (LGB) and Liebherr Rental Ltd (LRL).
He began his Liebherr career in 2001 working at Liebherr-Werk Telfs GmbH (LWT) in Austria where he was responsible for the sales support of dozers and crawler loaders in Spain. He was transferred to England and was responsible for dozers and crawler loaders in Great Britain and Ireland. From these positions he was promoted to national sales manager, LGB for all earthmoving products then progressed to general manager, Earthmoving machines, LGB and LRL, and later to 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.”
Mayr resides in Williamsburg, Virginia with his wife Petra and their two-year-old daughter Lila.