LiuGong Machinery has announced Kris Kulkarni has joined LiuGong North America to serve as vice president, global mining.
LiuGong says Kulkarni is qualified to help lead the transformation of its mining product line to world-class levels.
Kevin Thieneman, chairman of LiuGong North America, says: “Kris’extensive background and knowledge of the mining industry brings an exciting new dynamic to our company. As LiuGong is committed to expanding not only product its current line-up of mining machines but its overall understanding of these highly specialised customers, Kris will be an invaluable part of that growth.”
Kulkarni began his career at Caterpillar in 1996 in structures and progressed in engineering roles across diverse mining products including large wheel loaders, mining trucks, surface drills, and hydraulic shovels.