Richard Everist, left, the new managing director at Liebherr Great Britain and Liebherr Ireland, tak

Richard Everist, left, the new managing director at Liebherr Great Britain and Liebherr Ireland, taking over from David Milne, right

After 35 years in the crane industry David Milne, Liebherr-Great Britain and Liebherr-Ireland managing director, is retiring from the business.

Milne was at Liebherr for 15 years. His replacement is Richard Everist who takes full responsibility from 1 August 2009 for mobile, crawler, tower and harbour mobile cranes, drilling rigs and foundation cranes, concrete mixing plants and concrete truck mixers.

Everist was managing director at HMF UK for the Danish knuckle boom crane manufacturer. He is receving product training at Liebherr factories in Germany and Austria.

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