SCHWING America, Inc. Announces New Chief Executive Officer

SCHWING America, Inc. (SAI) is pleased to announce the hiring of its next chief executive officer, Johannes Schulze Vohren. Schulze Vohren joined SAI as the CEO effective April 1, 2023.

Schulze Vohren brings leadership experience in sales and marketing, technology, operations and corporate administration from several companies that manufacture construction equipment. He previously held leadership roles at Wacker Neuson, Tenneco, Case NewJohannes Schulze Vohren Holland and Andersen Consulting.

Schulze Vohren brings to SCHWING more than two decades of success developing and implementing growth strategies in challenging market environments. SCHWING is a leading manufacturer, distributor and dealer of concrete pumping and conveying equipment, parts and services.

A driving force behind company growth, Schulze Vohren has grown other brands by implementing metric- driven and customer-focused distribution and sales strategies. Throughout his career, he has initiated and driven projects to advance digitalization and operational efficiency through technology; built effective sales, aftermarket, marketing and logistic teams; and optimized multi-channel distribution networks to adapt to a rapidly changing economy. He is fluent in English, German and Spanish.

“My background provides an ideal foundation for taking SAI to its next level of success,” said Schulze Vohren. “SCHWING is a leader in the industry, and I look forward to applying my knowledge, skills and expertise to its needs and opportunities.”

Former CEO Bill Murray remained as a special advisor to the CEO for a transition period before pursuing other endeavors. “It’s been an honor to lead SAI for the past decade, and I look forward to seeing the direction of Johannes’ leadership now that he has taken the helm of this great company,” said Murray. “I have every confidence that SCHWING America is in good hands and will continue to set the standard of quality, safety, performance and durability.”