Scott Phillips Appointed Hiab President
Scott Phillips has been appointed President of Hiab crane manufacturing division of Cargotec group as of 1 October 2018. He will be a member of the Cargotec Executive Board and report to CEO Mika Vehviläinen.
Scott Phillips joins Cargotec from General Electric where he holds the position of Vice President and CEO Mining. Prior to that, he has during his 28 years' career held various global leadership positions in the construction and mining industries, working for Sandvik and Caterpillar Inc., among others.
"I warmly welcome Scott to Cargotec and Hiab. He has a proven track record of leading global, multi-billion euro technology businesses in various geographies. I expect him together with the Hiab leadership team to further develop Hiab's business, continuing its profitable growth and supporting the ambition to be the global leader and number one partner for on-road load handling solutions," says Cargotec CEO Mika Vehviläinen.
"I am excited to join a great company in Cargotec and feel privileged to lead Hiab. Hiab has not only a proud history of nearly 75 years, but is recognised as leader in on-road load handling. With the dedicated team of over 3,500 people, my ambition is to continue pioneering in technology, services, and supporting our customers throughout the product's lifecycle," says Scott Phillips.