Terex Corporation announced Aug. 30 that Darryl Niven has been appointed VP and general manager of Terex Utilities. Niven, a business and operations leader with more than three decades of experience leading global heavy manufacturing businesses, will report to John Garrison, Jr., chairman, president, and CEO of Terex Corporation and will be based in Watertown, South Dakota, headquarters for Terex Utilities.
“Darryl has successfully led and grown leading manufacturing businesses through all parts of the cycle. Starting out with a solid engineering foundation, he has devoted his career to building businesses serving global industrial end-markets. He has developed teams that demonstrate continuous improvement, passion, and resilience, while building strong relationships with stakeholders and partners," Garrison said.
Niven most recently was chief manufacturing officer for Park-Ohio Holdings Corporation, a diversified industrial manufacturer serving automotive, heavy truck, industrial equipment, rail, and aerospace customers. Previously, Niven was VP, 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 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 served on the Board of Directors of United Way in Southwest Michigan and as a volunteer with Make-A-Wish America.