Company – Link-Belt Excavators
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LBX Company – the proud maker of Link-Belt excavators – is located in Lexington, Kentucky. Our machines are also purpose-built for the forestry, scrap, demolition and material handling industries.

The Link-Belt brand name dates back to 1874 and is synonymous with innovative designs that incorporate the highest quality and best product support in the industry. Formerly a division of the Link-Belt Construction Equipment Company, LBX Company became a stand-alone company in 1998 representing the Link-Belt excavator, forestry, and material handling equipment lines.

LBX is responsible for all Link-Belt earthmoving, forestry, demolition, and material handling equipment in North and South America. We have a loyal customer base and a strong network of dealers. These dealers provide ongoing sales, parts, service, and technical support to Link-Belt equipment owners.

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Vision

Be the standard of excellence in all we do.

Mission

To provide innovative products, services, and support that ensure our customers and our employees the greatest opportunity for success.

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Leadership

Eric Sauvage

Eric Sauvage
President & CEO

Eric Sauvage joined LBX in 2008 with 19 years of experience in various key management positions in both North America and Europe in the agricultural, construction equipment, and financial services industries. Prior to joining LBX, Sauvage served as controller for construction equipment product development of CNH Global N.V. Before joining CNH, Sauvage spent five years with GTE Directories in financial operations roles, including business development.

Sauvage earned a master’s degree in international management from the University of Dallas, and a bachelor’s degree in financial management from Ecoles Des Cadres in Paris, France.

Joe O'Nan

Joe O'Nan
Vice President & CFO

Joe O’Nan joined LBX in 2013 with 18 years of experience with large multinational manufacturing organizations including Lexmark, Oshkosh Truck Corporation, and Parker Hannifin. O’Nan held several key financial management positions with these companies including the Controller of Oshkosh Truck’s McNeilus Truck Company as well as Parker Hannifin’s Fluid Control Division and Manager of Financial Planning & Analysis of Oshkosh Truck’s Commercial Segment.

O’Nan earned an MBA and bachelor’s degree in Finance from the University of Kentucky. O’Nan passed the CPA exam in 2007.

Rod Boyer

Rod Boyer
Vice President, Customer Support

Rod Boyer joined the LBX Company in January, 1999. With over 30 years in the industry, Boyer created and now leads the Customer Support team, including LBX Field Service and all facets of the parts and service business. His expertise spans a two-decade career with Case Corporation, where he served as the Eastern Region General Manager of Construction Equipment, headquartered in Racine, WI. With vast knowledge in construction, agriculture, parts, and service, Boyer continues to grow and expand our important customer-focused organization.

Boyer holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business and Ag Economics from the University of Missouri, in Columbia, MO.

Don Harvell

Don Harvell
Vice President, North American Sales

Don Harvell was appointed in January 2014. He is responsible for Sales in North America for the company’s Construction, Forestry, and Material Handling Equipment. With over 30 years of experience in sales, he came to LBX in 2002 as a Region Manager, and while at LBX he also held the positions of General Manager and Director of Sales for North America. Prior to LBX he was a General Sales Manager in Retail Heavy Equipment Sales.

Harvell holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from Kansas State University.

Bradley Selack

Bradley Selack
Director of Engineering & Product Development

Bradley Selack was appointed in 2013. He came to LBX in 2006 as Engineering Manager in Forestry and Material Handling where he oversaw all engineering activities related to forestry, material handling, and the high-reach demolition machines. Prior to joining LBX he held management positions at Lift Technologies, Inc, a front-end solutions provider to the forklift industry located in Westminster, SC and Clark Material Handling Company, a forklift maker located in Lexington, KY.

Selack has a Bachelor of Science degree from The Pennsylvania State University.

Rob Orlowski

Rob Orlowski
Director of Marketing & Communication

Rob Orlowski was named LBX Director of Marketing and Communication in June 2015. Prior to joining LBX, he was Product Manager for Excavators at Komatsu America Corp. Orlowski also spent 14 years with CNH in various sales and marketing roles in construction equipment, after-sales and financial services, including Marketing Product Manager-Global Telematics, Market Intelligence Manager, and Business Development Manager.

Orlowski holds a bachelor’s degree in Spanish from the University of Wisconsin-Parkside, and studied Mechanical Engineering Technology at the Milwaukee School of Engineering.

Mike Reynolds

Mike Reynolds
Senior Director of Operations and Administration

Mike Reynolds joined LBX in 2013 as the Corporate Controller. With 14 years of experience in manufacturing, between NACCO Materials Handling Group in their lift truck division, and ThyssenKrupp Presta, a tier one automotive supplier, and 6 years of corporate administration between Kraft / General Foods and Lexmark International, he has held a number of key management roles in his career. In his current role, he is responsible for LBX’s Human Resources, Information Technology, and Supply Chain activities.

Reynolds holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting with a minor in Business Administration from Olivet Nazarene University.

Keisuke Suzuki

Keisuke Suzuki
Director of Corporate Audit & Finance

Keisuke Suzuki was named LBX Director of Corporate Audit & Finance in 2017. With 27 years of experience in various positions with large, multinational Japanese manufacturing organizations including Sumitomo Construction Machinery, Kobelco Construction Machinery and Konica Minolta, he has held various staff and management positions, primarily in accounting, tax, and planning roles. In his current duties, Suzuki is responsible for corporate governance, controls, and compliance.

Keisuke Suzuki holds a Bachelor of Law Degree from Sophia University in Tokyo, Japan.

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