Konecranes' Rachel Johnson Featured as One of the Top Women in Fleet by Automotive Fleet Magazine

SPRINGFIELD, Ohio, Dec. 28, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Konecranes is proud to announce that its own Rachel Johnson, CAFM fleet specialist, has been named by Automotive Fleet magazine as one of the 25 top women in fleet in their December 2012 issue. Their article, "Recognizing the Top Women in Fleet," names the most influential fleet managers and professionals in the industry and features highlights of their impressive careers.

Johnson, who has been with Konecranes for almost 20 years, has developed a unified multi-entry fleet program and established a fleet safety program in conjunction with management and Fleet Maintenance Council (FMC). She also oversees a fleet of 1,300 vehicles for key strategic business areas and served as NAFA Fleet Management Association Tri-State chapter chair in 2009-2010.

"We are delighted that Rachel was given this well-deserved honor," said Mark Torch, Safety Director for Konecranes Region Americas. "She is an invaluable member of our global fleet strategic team, and we all congratulate her on this achievement."

Scott Gilbey, Director of Marketing and Communications, Region Americas

E-mail: scott.gilbey@konecranes.com or phone 937.525.5676


Konecranes is a world-leading group of Lifting Businesses™, serving a broad range of customers, including manufacturing and process industries, shipyards, ports and terminals. Konecranes provides productivity-enhancing lifting solutions as well as services for lifting equipment and machine tools of all makes. In 2011, Group sales totaled EUR 1,896 million. The Group has 11,700 employees at 609 locations in 47 countries. Konecranes is listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki (symbol: KCR1V).

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Source:Konecranes, Inc.