Manitou North America Expands Executive Team

Myron Birschbach Manitou North America
Scott McGuigan Manitou North America
Jill Pintor Manitou North America

Manitou North America added three key members to its senior leadership team in order to help drive the customer experience for its Manitou, Gehl, and Mustang by Manitou brands.

The manufacturer named Myron Birschbach the new vice president of service and aftermarket; Scott McGuigan, eastern region vice president for Manitou North America sales; and Jill Pintor, business coordinator for Manitou North America.

“We are excited to have Myron, Scott, and Jill on board to complete our leadership team,” said Mark Hanson, CEO of Manitou North America and vice president of sales and marketing for the North American region. “We are focused on delivering a higher level of sales and aftermarket support for our customers in North America. Myron, Scott, and Jill bring with them a wealth of knowledge and enthusiasm, and we are confident in their ability to add value to our team.”

Birschbach joins Manitou North America with extensive sales and service management experience in the equipment and commercial vehicle industry. As vice president of service and aftermarket for Manitou North America, Birschbach will oversee the customer experience for all service and support functions. In his most recent position as vice president and general manager of aftermarket parts and service at Schwing America, Birschbach was able to grow parts market share by implementing creative strategies to enhance processes and improve customer support. In addition, Birschbach spent 17 years at Inland Power Group, where he was a senior vice president of aftermarket sales.

McGuigan brings nearly 25 years of management and sales experience in the construction industry to his new role as the eastern regional vice president of Manitou North America sales. In this position, he will be responsible for leading sales strategies and customer support in the eastern region of the United States and Canada. Most recently, McGuigan was vice president of operations and sales for Dobbs Equipment, where he facilitated a technology-driven transition in operational efficiencies. He also held executive management roles at Nortrax, Inc., NPK Construction Equipment, Briggs Construction Equipment, and Hertz Equipment Rental. McGuigan holds a Master of Business Administration in finance and a Bachelor of Arts degree in business and political science from Mercer University in Macon, Georgia. 

As business coordinator for Manitou North America, Pintor will anchor the leadership team, driving the internal coordination of projects, supporting customer initiatives, and ensuring consistent performance and progress. She joins the company with over a decade of experience in international and domestic inside sales and operations. In her recent position as inside sales manager for Prime Carbon LLC, Pintor provided inside sales, operations, and key account management, implementing tools to maximize efficiency and quality. Prior experience also includes roles in inside sales, account management, and operations for Bradley Corporation, Larpen Metallurgical Service, and Kohler Co. Pintor holds a Bachelor of Science degree with a double major in international business management and Spanish from the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse. 

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