Veit adds to female-led management team

By Jenny LescohierJanuary 12, 2022

Kelly Hansen, vice president of human resources at Veit & Company

Minnesota-based demolition contractor Veit & Company expands its female-led leadership team with the announcement that Kelly Hansen has been named its vice president of human resources.

The appointment became effective at the new year. In 2021, Veit announced that Kelly Veit would succeed Vaughn Veit as chief executive officer (CEO) of the specialty contracting and waste management firm. Veit is the first female CEO at the company.

Based in Rogers, Minnesota, Veit employs more than 700 people and manages commercial, municipal and industrial construction projects across the Midwest and has been serving clients for more than 90 years.

In her new role at VP of human resources, Hansen will partner with the company’s leadership team to develop and implement strategies including employee development, workforce management, talent planning and performance management.

“We are pleased to welcome Kelly to the Veit team,” said Veit President Tim Reimann. “Her passion for people development, organizational performance and culture make her a perfect fit as we grow the Veit enterprise.”

He noted, “Kelly brings over 20 years of proven leadership helping construction and manufacturing companies grow and reach high levels of employee engagement.”

Before joining Veit, Kelly was part of the leadership team at Park Industries, a manufacturing company also based in Minnesota.

MORE ARTICLES FROM CONEXPO-CON/AGG 365 NEWS
Wacker Neuson to build mini excavators for Deere
On the heels of ending its joint venture with Hitachi, Deere has entered a new partnership with Wacker Neuson to produce machines in the zero to 9-tonne class for North America
Caterpillar to move global headquarters to Irving, Texas
Talent attraction was cited as one reason for the move, which marks the second time the equipment manufacturer has relocated in less than five years
What’s next: Volvo CE tests world’s first hydrogen-powered hauler
A prototype of the Volvo HX04 shows the potential that hydrogen and fuel cells bring to future equipment, but commercialization is likely still five or more years away