LEXINGTON, Ky – J.P. Kolb has been named district manager for Link-Belt Cranes, covering a territory of Texas, Oklahoma and Louisiana. Link-Belt Cranes North American Sales Manager, Gary Lane, announced at Link-Belt’s headquarters in Lexington, Kentucky, USA.

Kolb has extensive experience in the heavy equipment industry, both on the wholesale and retail sides of the business. He served most recently as the southern Regional Manager for Konecranes, and has been active in the crane and heavy equipment business in Texas and Louisiana for the previous 20 years.

“J.P. has built some lasting relationships in our industry and in the area he will be serving. We believe he will be a great addition to our team and provide excellent distributor support in a critical territory,” said Lane.
Kolb enjoys the outdoors and spending time with his family; he will be based in Louisiana.