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Liebherr Appoints Gerhardt as Managing Director of Liebherr USA, Co

Tim Gerhardt
Tim Gerhardt
NEWPORT NEWS, VA — Dr. Tim Gerhardt, a business executive within the Liebherr Group joins Liebherr USA, Co. as one of the new Managing Directors for the U.S. operations. Gerhardt shares Liebherr USA, Co. executive responsibilities with Kai Friedrich, Managing Director for Liebherr USA, Co. and Divisional Director for the construction equipment product segment in Newport News, Virginia.

The Liebherr USA, Co. mixed sales organization was formed five years ago. It serves as the umbrella company and includes the sales and services operations for nine product segments.

“Working as Managing Director for Liebherr in the United States gives me the unique opportunity to develop the company to its next level after a successful launch in 2016,” Gerhardt said.

In his role, Gerhardt will be responsible for leading and overseeing the strategic development, communication, and implementation of growth strategies for all corporate, finance, and administrative functions integrated in the shared services at Liebherr USA, Co.

Tim Gerhardt has over 20 years of experience in the automotive industry and most recently served as Managing Director at Liebherr-Ettlingen GmbH remanufacturing center. Prior to joining the Liebherr Group he served as Chief Financial Officer at MAN Truck & Bus, Middle East Africa and Vice President of Sales Controlling in Munich, Germany. He was also Senior Manager Controlling at BMW Group and Senior In-house Consultant at Bosch Group.

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Gerhardt assumes this role from Dr. Torben Reher who served Liebherr USA, Co. since its inception in 2016. After six years of leading the newly formed organization, Reher plans to return to Germany.

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