Gary Lane has been named Manager of North American Sales for Link-Belt Cranes effective February 1, 2021. Bill Stramer, Senior Vice President of Marketing, Sales, and Customer Support made the announcement at Link-Belt’s headquarters in Lexington, Kentucky, USA.

Gary is a 15-year veteran of the crane business and is well respected among crane industry professionals. He originally joined Link-Belt Cranes as a District Manager in 2008 covering the Central US, and he has spent the last nine years heading up the crane sales efforts for Link-Belt crane dealer General Equipment and Supplies Company, Inc. based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Gary holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Nebraska.

“Gary’s strong background with crane distribution and end-users provides him all the necessary skills for his new role,” said Stramer. “Gary’s management experiences will aid him in continuing the legacy of successful leadership of Link-Belt’s North American sales team.”


When not working, Gary enjoys spending time with his family and a variety of outdoor activities including hiking, fishing and canoeing.

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