Manitex Adds Two Business Managers to North American Sales Team

GEORGETOWN, Texas - Manitex International Inc. expanded its sales team to include two regional business managers for its articulating crane division.

Sam Welch and Chris Ruiz were appointed to the Manitex team, expanding coverage across the United States and Canada.

Welch has been appointed to the western region of the United States. He has been in the crane industry since 2014 with Bigge Crane & Rigging and Peak Crane & Equipment selling cranes to customers domestically and internationally. 

Previously, Ruiz was a regional sales manager for Hiab. He was responsible for the Gulf Coast region. Ruiz will be covering the south-central region of the United States.

“We are pleased with the addition of Sam and Chris to the Manitex sales team,” said Sam Rooke, product manager for Manitex. “They bring industry expertise, market knowledge, and attention to customer service. Manitex is now well-positioned with a strong team to drive growth in sales and distribution of Manitex articulating crane products.”