Meester named president of Genie

By Mike Brezonick28 July 2021

Simon Meester

Simon A. Meester has been appointed president of Genie, effective August 1. Meester will continue to report to John L. Garrison, Jr., chairman, president and chief executive officer of Genie’s parent company Terex Corp. Meester will also join the company’s Executive Leadership Team.

Meester currently serves as chief operating officer of Genie. He joined Genie in 2018 from Eaton Corp., where he was vice president and general manager of the Industrial Control Division. Previously, he held senior roles at Caterpillar and Sandvik. Meester will continue to be based in Genie’s Redmond, Wash., headquarters.

“Simon’s leadership has kept Genie team members safe during the pandemic, while leading key strategic initiatives to deliver quality and value for our customers,” Garrison said. “He is a proven leader with a deep understanding of the business, our customers’ needs, and how to drive growth. I am confident that he is the right person to lead Genie forward.”

“Genie has committed team members, strong customer relationships, and a passion to innovate and grow the business,” Meester said. “I am honored to lead Genie and build on our momentum as we continue to position Genie for the future.”

MAGAZINES
NEWSLETTER
Delivered directly to your inbox, Diesel News Network newsletter features the pick of the breaking news stories, product launches, show reports and more from KHL's world-class editorial team.
CONNECT WITH THE TEAM
Mike Brezonick VP, Power Division Tel: +1 262 754 4112 E-mail: mike.brezonick@khl.com
Alister Williams VP Sales Tel: +1 843 637 4127 E-mail: alister.williams@khl.com
CONNECT WITH SOCIAL MEDIA
Latest News
JLG to offer rotating telehandlers for North America
JLG and Dieci have partnered to provide JLG-branded rotating telehandlers made by Dieci to North American market
JCB reports profits for 2020 despite Covid upheaval
Off-road vehicle specialist has reported profits for past 76 years, according to CEO
Ritchie Bros. to acquire SmartEquip
US$175 million deal will add e-procurement tool for parts to Ritchie’s equipment auctions