Harrington Hoist Promotes Executives – Industry News
Harrington Hoists Inc. has promoted four corporate executives.
Yoshio Morita was promoted to executive officer of Kito Corp. and chief administrative officer of Kito Americas Inc. In this position, Morita will expand his executive role in development and strategic planning on a global basis.
Morita transferred from Kito Corp. in Japan to Harrington Hoists' headquarters in Manheim, Pa., in 2008 as VP of administration. He was later promoted to CAO for the company and most recently served Harrington Hoists as vice president of administration.
Marc Premont has been named executive officer of Kito Corp., chief operating officer of Kito Americas Inc. and president of Kito Canada Inc. Premont will now provide senior leadership in all aspects of operations of the four Kito Americas companies, which include Harrington Hoists Inc., Peerless Industrial Group, Kito Canada Inc. and Kito do Brasil.
Premont began at Kito Canada Inc. in 1993 as a regional sales representative and was promoted to marketing manager in 1996. Premont was later promoted to VP and then president of Kito Canada Inc.
Bret Lussow was promoted to executive vice president of business development of Kito Americas Inc. In this position, Lussow will expand his executive role into the four companies of Kito Americas. He will also serve on the Harrington Hoists' board of directors. He most recently served as vice president of business development for Harrington Hoists, where he headed up business development, marketing, engineering, and customer service.
Mark Snavely was promoted from vice president of finance for Harrington Hoists to CFO of Kito Americas Inc. Snavely will expand his focus on financial planning, consolidated financials, strengthening economic strategies and forecasting for all of the Kito Americas companies.