Kobelco Cranes names president, CEO

Kobelco Cranes announced April 7 it will appoint Yoshihiro Tanno president and chief executive in late June. Tanno is senior managing director at parent company Kobe Steel, and he will become advisor to Kobelco Cranes before being appointed president. He will replace Takashi Ishida, who will become a senior advisor to the management committee in late June. Ishida will be appointed chairman of West Japan Highway Corporation Oct. 1.