David Bammel named JLG’s VP of Digital Technology

JLG Industries has named David Bammel as vice president of Digital Technology for Oshkosh Corporation’s Access segment, which includes JLG aerial lifts and material handling equipment and Jerr-Dan towing and recovery equipment. In this role, Bammel will be responsible for the development and execution of a digital vision and strategy for each brand. Bammel will […]

15/05/2021 - 09:10 am

Airpes recruits US technical director

Airpes, a manufacturer of lifting, weighing and below-the-hook equipment, has appointed Alex Lozano as technical director for the Americas.  Lozano has moved from the company’s headquarters in Barcelona, Spain; the dual-citizen is fluent in both English and Spanish. As the global pandemic eases, Lozano’s role will evolve into a more exclusively site-based, customer-facing position. Lozano […]

30/03/2021 - 14:14 pm

Wim Fabricius appointed MD, EMEA region at The Crosby Group

The Crosby Group, a leader in lifting, rigging, and material handling hardware, has appointed Wim Fabricius as managing director for the EMEA region. Fabricius will be responsible for leading the business in Europe, Middle East and Africa, and assumes the role from Jason Colwell who will move back to the United States after nearly a […]

30/03/2021 - 13:20 pm

JLG names Joe Kleiner regional VP for Eastern US and Eastern Canada

Joe Kleiner has been named JLG regional vice president for the Eastern United States and Eastern Canada. Kleiner replaces Brent Miller who has recently been named vice president of Channel Management for JLG. In his new role, Kleiner’s primary focus will be leading JLG’s sales and service growth in the region. “Joe has a long […]

30/03/2021 - 12:24 pm

Oil&Steel team grows with the new project leader and logistics manager 

Oil&Steel Aerial Platforms, Italy, has appointed Fabio Quattrosoldi as project leader for truck-mounted aerial platforms and Antonio Pirretti as logistics manager. General manager Fabrizio Girotti said, “These important new appointments are part of Oil&Steel’s development strategy, aiming at strengthening every single business area. Thanks to their relevant professional background, Fabio and Antonio will be key […]

25/02/2021 - 13:28 pm
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GGR Group announces non-executive chairman

One of Europe’s leading suppliers of lifting equipment, family owned GGR Group Ltd has announced the appointment of Sat Dhaiwal as company chairman.  Dhaiwal has extensive experience and accomplishments in the rental industry following his 25 years with A-Plant of which 16 years were as chief executive officer. He was also director of its parent […]

25/02/2021 - 11:34 am

Reid Lifting invests in European customer support

Reid Lifting, the leading UK-based producer of aluminium portable lifting and access systems, has appointed Michael Stuhr as its new regional sales manager for the DACH and Benelux regions. This is the first time that Reid has appointed a sales manager based in Germany and he will bring more specialised, local knowledge to the role, […]

12/02/2021 - 19:01 pm
Rob Messina

Rob Messina returns to JLG as senior VP of product development and product management

Rob Messina has rejoined JLG’s  access team as senior vice president of product development and product management. In this new role, Messina will lead the global JLG and Jerr-Dan product development and product management teams.  The company’s access business includes a broad range of aerial and lifting equipment, including JLG boom lifts, scissor lifts, low-level […]

11/02/2021 - 21:58 pm

Ahern Ireland appoints field sales representative

Ahern Ireland has appointed of Sean Hopkins as field sales representative. This is a newly created position at Ahern Ireland, which expands the in-country team, reporting to David Roddy, sales director. In his new role, Hopkins will be responsible for maintaining existing customer relationships in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland, as well as […]

28/01/2021 - 13:17 pm

LHI welcomes Cindy Kirby to the team

LHI is pleased to announce that Cindy Kirby is joining our sales team and will be bringing her considerable experience to help serve advertisers in the Americas. Cindy has more than 23 years’ experience in publishing – specialising in the lifting industry and heavy construction. Kate Hearn, advertising director at 3H Media – the publisher […]

05/01/2021 - 12:43 pm

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LHI May 2021 – The Leadership Issue

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