Kelliher named ConExpo-Con/Agg 2023 chair

By |  April 22, 2020


The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) named Phil Kelliher, a vice president at Caterpillar, as chair of the next ConExpo-Con/Agg.

The show is planned for March 14-18, 2023, at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas.

Kelliher was named a Caterpillar vice president in 2015. He leads the Americas distribution, service and marketing, providing governance and administration of Cat dealers in North America and Latin America. He also provides leadership of global service and marketing, as well as brand functions for the enterprise.

As chairperson, Kelliher will lead a cross section of construction equipment leaders to oversee planning of the show.

“Caterpillar is pleased to participate with AEM in the continued enhancement and growth of ConExpo-Con/Agg to provide a world-class experience and value for the show’s attendees, members and exhibitors,” Kelliher says.

Kelliher joined Caterpillar in 1994 in Australia. He has held numerous marketing and managerial positions in the agriculture, construction and mining industries, with multiple international assignments in Australia, Chile and the United States.

ConExpo-Con/Agg is the largest international gathering in the Western Hemisphere for the construction industries, held every three years to spotlight the latest equipment, technology and product innovations, as well as industry best practices.

“Phil is an established leader and supporter of the equipment manufacturing industry and we are thrilled he has accepted this leadership role,” says Dana Wuesthoff, vice president of exhibitions with AEM and ConExpo-Con/Agg show director and . “His vast international experience and progressively responsible roles at Caterpillar will play a key factor in continuing to push the ROI discussions for exhibitors within the show management committee. We know he will ably guide the show’s strategic direction to deliver an enhanced experience at ConExpo-Con/Agg 2023.”

Carly Bemer

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Carly Bemer (McFadden) is a former Associate Editor for Pit & Quarry.

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