Schlam is excited to introduce Sudhanshu Singh to the company as the President - Americas. Sudhanshu will also serve as a Director and Senior Company Officer of the Schlam Americas Company.
In his new role, Sudhanshu will be responsible for leading the company's growth strategy in the Americas region, working from the Americas headquarters in Tucson, Arizona.
Schlam's Americas Companies operate as self-sufficient businesses, equipped with strong local leadership teams and operational teams to support local operations. Sudhanshu will report directly to Chair and Group CEO, David Haslett, and will also lead the Global Innovation and Product Engineering Team based in the Tucson offices, providing support to Schlam's global operations.
With the support of an experienced American team, Sudhanshu will oversee key functions such as sales, customer support, product engineering, manufacturing, and supply chain management, all while upholding the company's purpose of delivering an exceptional experience for its customers.
David Haslett expressed his enthusiasm for Sudhanshu's appointment, stating that it completes the leadership team in the Americas operations and adds significant momentum to the company's growing presence in the region. He believes Sudhanshu's unique skill set and impressive track record in leading global mining product and technology companies, including Terex, Bucyrus, and Caterpillar, make him an invaluable addition to the team.
Prior to joining Schlam, Sudhanshu served as the Senior Vice-President of SafeAI, a Silicon Valley-based mining and construction technology company. There, he spearheaded global operations to facilitate the safe transition of mining and construction companies to autonomously operated trucks. He also brings extensive experience from his time at Caterpillar, where he played a crucial role in integrating the Bucyrus-Terex truck business. As the head of Caterpillar's global Large Mining Truck business, Sudhanshu successfully launched new tier-4 trucks and led the development of autonomous and electric drive trucks, including the renowned 794AC, 796AC, and 798AC models.
Before his tenure at Caterpillar, Sudhanshu spent nineteen years at Terex Corporation, holding various leadership positions of increasing responsibility. In his last role with Terex, he served as the Group Vice-President of Materials Processing and Mining.
Sudhanshu expressed his admiration for Schlam's commitment to delivering exceptional customer experiences and their unwavering dedication to safety and well-being.
"I'm excited to contribute my expertise in building and growing businesses, as well as delivering innovative solutions that enhance productivity, safety, and sustainability. I'm honoured to have the opportunity to support Schlam's growth and deliver industry-leading solutions to customers in the Americas and worldwide" Singh said.
Sudhanshu holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree from the Indian Institute of Technology (India School of Mines) and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Phoenix. Additionally, he serves on the advisory board of the Society of Mining Engineers (SME) Foundation.
We extend a warm welcome to Sudhanshu as he joins our team. We are excited to witness the positive impact he will bring to our organization in this exciting new phase!