Lexington, KY – Effective January 1, 2018, W.E. “Skeeter” Collins will move to the position of Manager of Major Accounts. Link-Belt Cranes Senior Vice President of Marketing, Sales and Customer Support Bill Stramer made the announcement at Link-Belt’s headquarters in Lexington, Kentucky, USA.

Collins entered the construction equipment business in 1977 as a retail salesman for a Link-Belt distributor and was later promoted to sales manager. He started at Link-Belt in 1989 as a District Manager in the southeastern United States, and was named North American Sales Manager in 2011.

“Skeeter’s experience and aptitude have been invaluable during his tenure at Link-Belt. In his new role, Skeeter will lead our efforts with this important group of large, multi-national contractors that are a vital segment of the market. His extensive background with these companies combined with his comprehensive knowledge of our distribution family makes him uniquely qualified to succeed with this new challenge,” said Bill Stramer.