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Sandy Hammonds elected to Link-Belt Board of Directors


January 20, 2021
By Crane & Hoist Canada

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Sandy Hammonds, CFO and vice-president of Finance for Link-Belt Cranes, was elected to Link-Belt Cranes’ Board of Directors during the January 2021 board meeting.

Melvin Porter, Link-Belt’s CEO and president, announced her appointment at Link-Belt Cranes headquarters in Lexington, Ky.

“Sandy is a dynamic, highly-focused leader committed to innovation and continuous improvement,” said Porter. “She is an invaluable asset as we implement strategies and goals for the future growth of Link-Belt.”

Hammonds began her Link-Belt career as a cost accountant in 1988 and progressed through all levels of accounting and finance departments. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from the University of Kentucky, and a Master of Business Administration from Xavier University. Additionally, Hammonds maintains a Certified Public Accountant designation.

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Sumitomo Heavy Industry (SHI) representatives attended the meeting by video conference; Link-Belt Cranes is a wholly-owned subsidiary of SHI.