Maxim Crane Works, L.P. Announces Sonja Narcisse as Chief Human Resources Officer

Sonja Narcisse, Chief Human Resource Officer

Wilder, Kentucky – Maxim Crane Works, L.P., one of the largest crane rental and lift solution companies in in the world, today announced Sonja Narcisse as Chief Human Resource Officer.

In this role, Ms. Narcisse will be responsible for leading the company’s centralized human resources for Maxim’s national branch footprint, including talent management, learning and development, and compensation and benefits. 

“Sonja will be a critical partner in achieving Maxim Crane’s growth strategy,” said Paul McDonnell, Chief Executive Officer at Maxim Crane Works. “Her expertise and track record in driving complex change in organizations, combined with her commitment to people and passion for creating a high-performance culture, will serve us well as the employer and service provider of choice for the industry.” 

“I am thrilled to join Maxim Crane at such an exciting time in the business,” said Sonja. “By setting the right culture, investing in our employees, and collaborating with this team of industry experts, we will enhance our organizational effectiveness and drive profitable growth for Maxim.” 

Sonja has been a leader in all aspects of Human Resources for more than three decades. She most recently served as the Senior Vice President of Human Resources at a private equity company in the pet care industry. Before this, Sonja was the Senior Vice President of Human Resources and Chief Human Resource Officer at Tronox and the Vice President of Human Resources for Heinz North America. She also served as the Group Vice President of Human Resources for Alcoa and spent 22 years with Weyerhaeuser, an international forest products company. 

Sonja is also heavily involved in her community. She has served on the H.J. Heinz Company Foundation boards, the Stamford Museum and Nature Center, and the Yale-New Haven Bridgeport Hospital Foundation board of directors. She is currently on the board of directors for Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo and the Sawubona Foundation for Mental Health.

About Maxim Crane Works

Maxim Crane Works is the only coast-to-coast provider of comprehensive lifting services in the United States. We specialize in the rental of heavy-lift equipment, including hydraulic truck cranes, all terrain cranes, rough terrain cranes, crawler cranes, tower cranes, hoists, conventional truck cranes, and boom trucks. We serve various industries, including construction, industrial and infrastructure. 

Situated in over 60 locations across the United States, each branch can provide management, rigging, engineering, transportation, and outsourcing – making Maxim Crane Works’ product and service offerings the most far-reaching in the industry. 

You can find more information about Maxim Crane on the company’s website at

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