Personnel Changes

Haulotte Americas Adds Independent Sales Firm Manager

Date: 14-06-2018 / Author: kscally
Shawn Boone

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – Haulotte Americas appointed Shawn Boone to the position of independent sales firm manager.

In this newly created position, Boone’s work will be focused on supporting the independent rep firms within their territories. 
 

“This is an exciting step for Haulotte as we grow our customer relationships in North America,” said Carlos Hernandez, executive managing director. “Shawn will help support our independent sales rep program that has seen so much success over the past two years.” 

Xtreme, Snorkel Name New VP of Engineering Operations

Date: 11-06-2018 / Author: kscally
Jim Masters

HENDERSON, Nev. - Xtreme Manufacturing and Snorkel appointed James “Jim” Masters to the newly created role of vice president of engineering operations.

Reporting directly to CEO Matthew Elvin, this role has been created as part of an initiative to redefine the Xtreme and Snorkel engineering management duties. Masters will work alongside Jeff Eckhardt, vice president/chief engineer, and they will lead a global product development team of more than 20 design engineers based in the United States, United Kingdom, and New Zealand.

Custom Equipment Names New Territory Manager

Date: 06-06-2018 / Author: kscally
Jesus Pedraza

RICHFIELD, Wis. – Custom Equipment LLC welcomed Jesus Pedraza as its south-central U.S. territory manager. 

Jesus will focus on continuing the growth and channel development of Hy-Brid Lifts, Custom Equipment’s line of lightweight low-level scissor lifts.

“With a growing construction industry, we needed someone who can continue to give our current customers and prospects in that region the attention and support they need to be successful,” said Dan Schneider, Custom Equipment vice president of sales.

ReachMaster Expands Regional Sales Team

Date: 05-06-2018 / Author: kscally
ReachMaster regional sales manager

ReachMaster Inc. strengthened its sales organization by adding a new regional sales manager and partnering with Sun Marketing and its eight sales representatives. 

Effective May 1, Dustin Viertel took up the new regional sales manager position with primary responsibility for sales in Texas, Oklahoma, and Kansas and overall sales in the central United States. 

Viertel comes with a background as construction manager at Bluegreen Southwest as well as sales representative for Sunbelt Rentals in Texas. He will be located in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area. 

Xtreme, Snorkel Name New Chief Manufacturing Officer

Date: 01-06-2018 / Author: kscally
John Gill

HENDERSON, Nev. - Xtreme Manufacturing and Snorkel promoted John Gill to the newly created role of chief manufacturing officer (CMO).

Gill will provide direction at an executive level overseeing all manufacturing operations. He will report directly to Xtreme Manufacturing & Snorkel CEO Matthew Elvin.

Previously, Gill served as director of manufacturing operations based at the Snorkel facility in the U.K., after joining the business in November 2016. 

Manitex Adds Two Business Managers to North American Sales Team

Date: 01-06-2018 / Author: kscally

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. 

Haulotte Names New Account Coordinator for Latin America

Date: 29-05-2018 / Author: kscally
Laurent Demaretz

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – Haulotte Americas appointed Laurent Demaretz to the position of key account coordinator for Latin America.

Demaretz will serve in this capacity in addition to his current role as general manager for Central America.

Runnion Equipment Service Manager to Retire

Date: 15-05-2018 / Author: kscally
Guy Tanney

LYONS, Ill. –Runnion Equipment Company announced that after 30 years, its service manager,  Guy Tanney, will retire.

Tanney joined Runnion in 1987 as a mechanic specializing in auto and truck bodywork. He was promoted to service manager in 1996 to oversee on-site and in-shop maintenance and repairs. In addition, he developed Runnion’s internal crane inspection guidelines and supervised technician hiring through the Runnion mentorship program.

Manitou Group Grows North American Leadership Team With Three New Members

Date: 09-05-2018 / Author: kscally
Manitou Group executives

WEST BEND, Wis. — Manitou Group added three new members to its North American leadership team, appointing Don Vollmar as vice president of engineering, Todd Miorin as senior director - program management, and Jeffrey Weido as senior director - product management and marketing.

Curry Supply Hires Vice President of Sales

Date: 07-05-2018 / Author: kscally
Andrew Roberts

MARTINSBURG, Pa. – Curry Supply Company, a U.S.-based manufacturer of commercial service vehicles, hired Andrew Roberts as its vice president of sales.

Roberts comes to the company with over six years of experience in the construction and rental industry from a leading truck equipment manufacturer focused on safety products. His previous position as senior director of business development emphasized strategic client relationships and business development focusing on marketing strategies from product development to customer engagement.

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