Genie names Simon A Meester as president
Genie has appointed Simon A Meester as president of Genie, effective from 1 August 2021. Meester will continue to report to John L Garrison Jr, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Terex Corporation and will join the company’s executive leadership team.
Meester, who currently serves as CEO of Genie, joined Genie in 2018 from Eaton Corporation, 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, Washington, USA, headquarters.
Garrison said, “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. 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.”
Meester said, “Genie has committed team members, strong customer relationships, and a passion to innovate and grow the business. I am honoured to lead Genie and build on our momentum as we continue to position Genie for the future.”