And of Linde Heavy Truck Division Ltd. Basingstoke/ Aschaffenburg, 2 July 2007 – Kerry McDonagh (49) is to be appointed CEO of Linde Material Handling (UK) Ltd and of Linde Heavy Truck Division Ltd. on 1 September 2007, based in Basingstoke and part of Linde Material Handling GmbH (Aschaffenburg, Germany).
Kerry McDonagh was previously Member of the Board of Management of DAF Trucks NV, responsible for marketing and sales since 2001. Prior to this he held numerous international management positions in Leyland DAF Trucks Ltd and Continental Tyre Group Ltd.
After 20 years, Wolfgang Geuecke is leaving KION of his own accord in order to pursue new challenges. Mr. Geuecke has held various management positions in the forklift truck and warehouse equipment division of KION Group. We would like to take this opportunity to thank him for his many years of strong personal commitment to our company.
Linde Material Handling GmbH is based in Aschaffenburg and is one of the world's leading manufacturers of forklift trucks and warehouse equipment. It is also one of the most important producers of hydrostatic and electric drives, which are used in its own trucks as well as in construction, farm and forestry machinery. Linde Material Handling GmbH is part of the KION Group, which is the European market leader in industrial trucks with the truck brands Linde, STILL and OM; it holds second position globally.