LBX Company LLC announced the appointment of Elias S. Chakour to the position of Region Manager-Sales, effective November 29, 2004. He will cover the East Coast territory.

Elias comes to LBX with an extensive 26-year career in the construction equipment industry, having held management positions in field sales, national accounts, general sales management, and - most recently - in distribution as the Moody-Tampa branch manager.

He earned his MBA in marketing from Roosevelt University, Chicago, and earned his BA in education and history from The Hebrew University in Jerusalem.

LBX Company LLC is the proud maker of quality Link-Belt excavators, scrap/material handlers and forestry equipment. These products are sold through an independent distributor network located throughout the Western Hemisphere.

Source: LBX, Dec. 3, 2004