Liebherr announced the appointment of 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 he served as managing director for Liebherr-Great Britain Ltd. (LGB) and Liebherr Rental Ltd (LRL).
Mayr 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. Still working for LWT, Mayr 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 Co. as president. 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 said.
Mayr resides in Williamsburg, Va., with his wife Petra and his two-year-old daughter Lila.