Actuant Appoints New EVP For Industrial And Energy Segments

Milwaukee-based Actuant Corp. has appointed former Komatsu Mining North America president Jeff Schmaling as executive vice president for its Industrial and Energy segments.

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MILWAUKEE — Actuant Corporation on Thursday announced the appointment of John Jeffrey (“Jeff”) Schmaling as executive vice president, Industrial and Energy segments.

Schmaling brings more than 30 years of experience with international manufacturers of heavy equipment and services in the mining, construction, agricultural and industrial sectors. He most recently held the position of President, North America for Komatsu Mining Corporation (formerly Joy Global Inc.) since 2010. Prior to that, he served as Senior Director Dealer Development and Account Management at Case International Harvester, a Division of Fiat S.p.A. Earlier in his career he held various sales, marketing and product development roles. He was awarded a BS from the School of Life Sciences at the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana.

Randy Baker, President and Chief Executive Officer of Actuant stated, “I am pleased to welcome Jeff to Actuant. I had the privilege of working with Jeff in the past and know firsthand his proven record of accomplishment in sales, product management, marketing, dealer development and P&L leadership achieved through a focus on building strong teams and driving ownership for safety, financial performance, continuous improvement and growth at every level of an organization. I am confident that Jeff will be instrumental in driving world class operations while delivering superior support to the end users of our mission critical products and services provided by the Energy and Industrial segment businesses.”

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