Sinoboom BV appoints regional manager for Poland

Sinoboom’s European subsidiary, Sinoboom BV, has appointed seasoned industry expert, Lucjan Bogdan to the team as regional manager for Poland, Latvia, Lithuania and Belarus. A fixture of the Polish access-equipment sector, Bogdan became familiar with Sinoboom equipment during his 14 years at Gizo Rental, which was one of the first European companies to add Sinoboom […]

13/12/2021 - 10:54 am

Point of Rental Software expands South African operations

Point of Rental’s South African team continues to grow, adding industry experts Nhlanhla Nkomo and Leon Du Plessis as account executives. “Our mission is to empower people worldwide to better their businesses and themselves through rental software,” said Point of Rental CEO Wayne Harris. “I think Nhlanhla and Leon embody that spirit and that their […]

09/12/2021 - 16:36 pm

New LEEA chairman engages technology drive

Kat Moss succeeds Richard Money as chairman of the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) in January 2022, with Oliver Auston taking on her previous role of vice chairman. Moss, who has been a member of the board for almost six years, paid tribute to Richard Money, who ends a tenure as LEEA chairman that has […]

02/12/2021 - 17:46 pm

Verton appoints Tim Ekert as new CEO

Tim Ekert has been appointed as the new chief executive officer of Verton, effective 1 November 2021. Although Ekert has been acting in the role for some time as part of a structured succession plan, his appointment has only just been formalised. Ekert will replace the current CEO, Trevor Bourne, who will remain a director […]

01/12/2021 - 17:51 pm

Angela Chen builds bridges to Europe for Yoke

Yoke Industrial Corp, has promoted of Angela Chen to regional sales director – Europe. Over eight years working both at Yoke’s HQ in Taiwan, followed by relocation to Europe; Chen focusses on growing the distribution channels of lifting products and creates stronger bridge between customers in Europe and its headquarters in Taiwan. Yoke says that […]

01/11/2021 - 15:23 pm

Karel Verheul joins Sinoboom BV

Access industry expert Karel Verheul has joined the team at Sinoboom BV in the newly-created role of senior aftersales  manager. With over 30 years’ experience in technical support and service management in the MEWP sector, Verheul brings a wealth of valuable specialist knowledge. He is skilled in establishing service networks and in leading the development […]

14/09/2021 - 14:24 pm

Konecranes appoints Anneli Karkovirta senior vice president, human resources

Konecranes has appointed Anneli Karkovirta as senior vice president, human resources and member of the Konecranes Leadership Team effective from 30 August  2021. In her role she will be responsible for human resources, marketing & communications and sustainability and will report to Rob Smith, president and CEO. Karkovirta, currently vice president, HR Business Area Industrial […]

31/08/2021 - 11:02 am

Changes to Konecranes leadership

Konecranes president and CEO Rob Smith has decided to leave the company. He will leave Konecranes on 31 December 2021. The company’s CFO, Teo Ottola, who also serves as deputy CEO, will be acting as the interim CEO from 1 January 2022 until the completion of the planned merger between Konecranes and Cargotec Corporation (the […]

06/08/2021 - 07:31 am

Simon A Meester named president of Genie

Simon A Meester has been appointed president of Genie, from 1 August 1 2021. Meester will continue to report to John L Garrison Jr, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Terex Corporation and will join the company’s executive leadership team. Meester, who currently serves as CEO of Genie, joined Genie in 2018 from Eaton […]

29/07/2021 - 12:51 pm

Yoke promotes Al Tanzil to VP of Americas

Al Tanzil has been promoted to the role of Yoke Industrial Corp’s vice president of sales, Americas. As vice president, Tanzil will provide oversight and leadership for the company’s commercial expansion and business activities within the Yoke lifting division for North, Central and South America. He will be responsible for providing direct consultations of Yoke […]

27/07/2021 - 20:08 pm

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