JLG Names Regional VP
Earlier this year, Oshkosh Corporation company and global manufacturer of mobile elevating work platforms and telehandlers, JLG Industries, Inc., announced the naming of Joe Kleiner as Regional Vice President for the Eastern United States and Eastern Canada.
Kleiner replaces Brent Miller, who has recently been named Vice President of Channel Management for JLG. In his new role, Kleiner will lead JLG’s sales and service growth within his region.
“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.”
According to the press release, Kleiner first started at JLG in the company’s sales trainee program, which included completing experience-based training in the Sales, Marketing, Aftermarket Support & Service, Manufacturing, Parts Distribution, Transportation & Logistics, Purchasing, Warranty, Credit and Finance departments. In total, he has been with JLG for eight years,
In advancing from the program and before accepting his new position, Kleiner was working as a District Sales Manager in the Western Region, serving customers in Northern California and Nevada, and in the Midwest Region, where he served customers in Indiana and Illinois. Kleiner has a BS in Business Administration and an MBA from Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania.
On moving forward in his new position, 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 life-cycle solutions including parts, service and training.”