Andreas Aronsson, is new VP sales for Åkerströms

Andreas Aronsson has been appointed as the new vice president of sales for Åkerströms Björbo AB. Aronsson’s most recent assignment was at ArcelorMittal BE Group SSC AB where he worked as sales and marketing manager. Anna Stiwne, CEO at Åkerströms, said,  “Andreas is very skilful and has broad experience within sales in the manufacturing heavy […]

23/08/2020 - 13:41 pm

IPAF announces head of safety and technical appointment

Brian Parker has been appointed as the head of Safety and Technical for the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF). He joins from AFI-Uplift Ltd and takes up the post on 2 October, reporting to Peter Douglas, IPAF’s CEO and managing director. Most recently, Parker was group business development manager-Technical Support at AFI and brings 24 […]

21/08/2020 - 14:50 pm

JLG announces changes in leadership in EMEAIR region

JLG has made several organisational changes for the EMEAIR region. Tjitske van Hellemond has accepted the role of director of Customer Care EMEAIR. In her new role, she will be responsible for all purchasing, marketing, and sales of JLG’s Parts and Service organisation across the region. Karel Huijser, general manager and vice president for JLG […]

04/08/2020 - 13:19 pm

Brett Wood appointed to senior executive officer of Toyota Industries Corporation

Brett Wood, the president and CEO of Toyota Material Handling (TMHNA), has been appointed as senior executive officer of Toyota Industries Corportation (TICO) – TMHNA’s parent company. Wood becomes the only non-Japanese TICO executive. Wood, a 31-year veteran of Toyota, will maintain his current responsibilities as TMHNA president and CEO in addition to his new […]

28/07/2020 - 16:11 pm

EnerMech strengthens leadership team

EnerMech has strengthened its senior leadership team with the appointment of Behzad Kazerani as chief business development officer. Kazerani will be responsible for the company’s global business development function, overseeing an expanded business development (BD) team, which will spearhead an ambitious growth strategy over the next five years. EnerMech, a specialist in integrated mechanical and […]

06/07/2020 - 15:52 pm

David J Wilson joins Columbus McKinnon as president and CEO

Columbus McKinnon’s new CEO and president, David J Wilson has been appointed after an extensive search. Wilson was selected based on his proven success with operational excellence and customer-centric commercial growth. His superior international and business development skills and a demonstrated track record for delivering results closely align with our Blueprint for Growth Strategy, with […]

21/06/2020 - 13:35 pm

Rob Hicks to head up Professional Services Group at Handling Specialty  

With Marek Cybula making a vertical move to become the senior technical sales representative at Handling Specialty, Rob Hicks has continued to move up the ladder taking Cybula’s place as supervisor of the Professional Services Group. Hicks said, “I’m very honoured and excited to tackle this new challenge head-on. My predecessor left some big shoes […]

10/06/2020 - 20:37 pm

Terex announces leadership change in AWP business segment

Terex Corporation has announced that John L Garrison, Jr, chairman and CEO of Terex Corporation, will take on additional responsibilities as president, Terex Aerial Work Platforms (AWP), effective immediately. Matt Fearon, the current AWP President, is leaving the Company on 1 August after 25 years with Terex, AWP and Genie, AWP’s flagship brand. Simon A […]

09/06/2020 - 14:21 pm

Airpes names three new regional partners

Airpes, a manufacturer of lifting, weighing and below-the-hook equipment, has expanded its North American network with the appointment of three new sales representatives based in Chicago, Louisville, and Boston. Justin Wieners, of Louisville, Kentucky; Trevor Deck, of Chicago, Illinois; and Tim O’Leary, of Providence, Rhode Island have joined a growing team of individuals and businesses […]

02/06/2020 - 10:47 am

Oana Samoila joins Almac as export area manager

Italian manufacturer of bi-levelling self-propelled scissor lifts and telescopic tracked booms, Almac Srl has appointed Oana Samoila as export area manager. Samoila joins the company from low-level MEWP manufacturer, Bravi Platforms, where she previously worked for 15 months as a sales and marketing specialist, while serving as area manager for Italy, UK, Spain and Portugal. Samoila will be based in […]

11/05/2020 - 17:11 pm

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