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Terex Utilities names new VP and general manager


September 2, 2021
By Crane & Hoist Canada Staff

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Terex Corporation has named Darryl Niven as vice-president and general manager of Terex Utilities.

Darryl Niven, Terex Utilities

Niven, a business and operations leader with more than three decades of experience leading global heavy manufacturing businesses, now reports to John L. Garrison, Jr., chair, president and CEO of Terex Corporation.

He will be based in Watertown, S.D., where Terex Utilities is headquartered.

“I am pleased to welcome Darryl to the Terex Utilities team,” Garrison says in a statement. “He has successfully led and grown leading manufacturing businesses through all parts of the cycle.

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“Starting out with a solid engineering foundation, he has devoted his career to building businesses serving global industrial end-markets. Darryl has developed teams that demonstrate continuous improvement, passion and resilience, while building strong relationships with stakeholders and partners.”

Niven most recently was chief manufacturing officer at Park-Ohio Holdings Corporation, a diversified industrial manufacturer serving automotive, heavy truck, industrial equipment, rail and aerospace customers.

Previously, he was vice-president, operations for Europe, Asia and China for BorgWarner Inc., where he led core international divisions of automotive powertrain components.

He spent nine years with Eaton Corporation plc, ultimately serving as executive director operations, aerospace, fluid and motion control systems. Niven began his career with Ford Motor Company, where he advanced through production, business and engineering roles.

Niven earned a Master of Business Administration from Michigan State University and a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from The Ohio State University.

He also served on the board of directors of United Way in Southwest Michigan and as a volunteer with Make-A-Wish America.