August 13, 2020

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NEW PHILADELPHIA, OHIO – Crane Carrier Company (“CCC”) has announced the appointment of Pat Griffin as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer.

Griffin is a highly accomplished senior-level executive with over 30 years of experience in the automotive, on- and off-highway transportation, and heavy vocational equipment industries. Prior to joining Crane Carrier, Griffin held executive leadership positions with Berkshire Hathaway’s Marmon Group, including serving as President of Fontaine Modification - Light Duty Truck & EV Solutions and President of Marmon-Herrington. He also held executive positions with Wabash National Corporation and Hayes Lemmerz International.

“I’m honored by the opportunity to lead Crane Carrier forward as we accelerate the company’s growth,” says Griffin. “Our relentless focus on customer value drives opportunities for market expansion in both our vocational truck and off-highway engineered chassis businesses. We have an extremely talented and motivated workforce that provides us the advantage of being nimble and quick-to-market. There are exciting things on the horizon for Crane Carrier Company.”

“We are very excited to have a leader of Pat’s caliber join the CCC team,” says Ilya Koffman, CCC Chairman of the Board. “Pat brings industry expertise and a proven track record of driving growth and profitability that will help Crane Carrier to achieve the company’s full potential. We are confident that Pat – in collaboration with the rest of the Crane Carrier management team and our employees – is the right person to lead Crane Carrier into the future."

Griffin will lead Crane Carrier from the company’s headquarters in New Philadelphia, Ohio. He succeeds former Crane Carrier Company CEO, Randy Rollins, who the company thanks for six years of dedicated service.

In addition to his notable career accomplishments, Griffin holds a Bachelor of Science in Welding Engineering from The Ohio State University, and a Master of Arts in Organizational Management from Tusculum University. He is a Six Sigma Black Belt, and award holder of multiple patents in the transportation industry.

Crane Carrier Company

Crane Carrier Company is a leader in the vocational truck industry, providing custom, severe‐service chassis and purpose built vehicles for the refuse and recycling, infrastructure maintenance, ground support, multi‐stop distribution, agriculture, and oil and gas markets under the Crane Carrier Company and Crane Carrier Company Engineered Chassis brands.



Mindi McCracken
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