Ajay Kumar Somani, Director-Mobile Crane Division, Liebherr India Pvt Ltd, with over 42 years of experience in the crane industry, has established a new company for Liebherr group in Thailand and the first office of Liebherr in India. He started his career in 1973 with Hindustan Motors before joining Liebherr group in 1996. He is known to have introduced and established HM make Crawler Cranes known as 101 MB - 60 tonne capacity and 101 MK - 75 tonne capacity in the Indian market. At Liebherr, he has also been successful in creating a market for All Terrain Crane Technology in India, in spite of its initial high price. Creating a market for new crawler cranes in high capacity in the crane rental market in India, introduction of 1,350 tonne capacity cranes to nuclear power, developing a market for All Terrain Cranes in the cement industry, steel plants and refineries are a few of his achievements.