Personnel Changes

Manitou North America Expands Product Marketing Team

Date: 03-12-2018 / Author: kscally

Manitou North America added two new roles to its product management and marketing teams to support its Manitou, Gehl, and Mustang by Manitou brands.

Mike Sover has joined the team as the North America product marketing manager for MEWPs, and Julie Ryer as the North America service and solutions marketing manager.

Pettibone Dealer Landmark Equipment Announces New Owners

Date: 03-12-2018 / Author: kscally
Pettibone Landmark Equipment

The former owner of Landmark Equipment, a long-time member of the Pettibone dealer network based in Portland, Oregon, has retired and sold the company to two of his employees.

Serious Labs Adds Skyjack President to Board

Date: 28-11-2018 / Author: kscally
Brad Boehler

Virtual reality training solutions provider Serious Labs announced that Skyjack President Brad Boehler has joined its board of directors.

Boehler will advise on business and strategy topics, and provide counsel regarding the compliance of VR simulators with a variety of standards. His appointment expands the board to seven members.

Manitou North America Names Western Region VP

Date: 21-11-2018 / Author: kscally
David Chickowski

Manitou North America appointed David Chickowski as its new western region Vice President. 

Chickowski will oversee all sales activities for Manitou, Gehl, Mustang by Manitou, and Edge brands in the western region of the United States and Canada. He will be focused on driving overall growth and profitability in the region by developing strategic market initiatives and strategies for the dealer network, rental customers, and other market channels.

Genie Adds to Used Equipment Team

Date: 13-11-2018 / Author: kscally
Kevin Spencer
Marcy Lemin
Scott Sensenbrenner

Genie, Redmond, Washington, has expanded its used equipment team in North America in anticipation of increased demand in North America.

Lead by Mitch Ely, Genie director of North American services, Terex AWP, the team now includes Kevin Spencer, Marcy Lemin, and Scott Sensenbrenner in the field and is supported by a dedicated used equipment inside sales team at the factory.

AEMP Names New CEO

Date: 25-09-2018 / Author: kscally
Donte Shannon

The Association of Equipment Management Professionals (AEMP) selected Donté P. Shannon, as its new CEO to replace Stan Orr, who is retiring after 20 years at the helm of AEMP.

Shannon has worked extensively in association management for 12 years, the last three as the executive director of the Specialty Advertising Association of California.  

TVH Introduces New LED Beacon

Date: 18-09-2018 / Author: kscally
TVH LED Beacon

TVH in the Americas (TVH) added a new LED beacon series to their lineup of quality replacement parts and accessories for the material handling and industrial equipment industries.

The SY22059 series is a high-profile beacon available in either permanent or magnetic mount options. These beacons not only flash, but also rotate, providing the functionality of a strobe or rotator in one light.

ARA Board of Directors 2018 Election Results Announced

Date: 12-09-2018 / Author: kscally

Following its annual election, the American Rental Association (ARA) announced the new members of its board of directors, who will join the board in February 2019 at the close of the ARA Show in Anaheim, California.

President-elect:
Beth Hoff Blackmer, Aspen Rent-All, Basalt, Colorado 

Associate member director:
Jason Stanczyk, EDCO — Equipment Development Co., Frederick, Maryland

Region Two director:
Michael Fitzwater, Special Events Entertainment, Portsmouth, Virginia

Terex AWP Overhauls Aftermarket Parts Team to Enhance Customer Support

Date: 07-09-2018 / Author: kscally
Ryan Lusso

The North American aftermarket parts team of Terex AWP, Redmond, Washington, is undergoing changes to better meet customers’ needs and serve the market demands for Genie Genuine Parts, under the leadership of Matt Treadwell, the new Genie vice president of parts and services.

President of Doosan Bobcat North America to Retire

Date: 05-09-2018 / Author: kscally
Rich Goldsbury

WEST FARGO, N.D. – Rich Goldsbury, president of Doosan Bobcat North America, announced he will retire Nov. 30 after 10 years spent leading the organization.

Scott Park, president and CEO of Doosan Bobcat, will serve as interim president of Doosan Bobcat North America until a new leadership structure is established.

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