Personnel Changes

Manitou Group Adds to Product Management Team

Date: 26-07-2019 / Author: abrumm

July 256, 2019 – Two new product managers have joined the Manitou Group, supporting one of the broadest equipment ranges in the industry.

Aaron Haynes, new global product manager for skid and track loaders, and Ben Williams, North American product marketing manager for industrial and rough terrain forklifts, strengthen the product management team, providing in-depth industry and product expertise for the Manitou, Gehl, and Mustang by Manitou brands.

Hy-Brid Lifts Hires National Account Manager

Date: 17-07-2019 / Author: abrumm

July 16, 2019 – Hy-Brid Lifts announced that they have hired Nik Fleischfresser as the national account manager.

Fleischfresser will also cover Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin. He will focus on national account customers, along with regional sales growth and channel development of Hy-Brid Lifts, Custom Equipment’s line of lightweight low-level scissor lifts.

IPAF CEO Leaving After 15 Years

Date: 08-07-2019 / Author: kscally
Tim Whiteman

International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) CEO Tim Whiteman is stepping down from his position leading the association after 15 years in the position.

Scaffold & Access Industry Association Names New Directors

Date: 02-07-2019 / Author: kscally

The Scaffold & Access Industry Association (SAIA) appointed DeAnna Martin as executive director and Jackie Brown as associate director.

Martin also serves as the SAIA/ANSI liaison for the A92 Accredited Standards Committee, which develops the standards for the aerial platform industry. She had previously served as the SAIA’s associate director since 2014.

Genie Names New North American Sales Executives

Date: 11-06-2019 / Author: abrumm
Joshua Meyer

June 11, 2019 – Terex AWP appointed Joshua Meyer to the role of Genie vice president of North American sales, as well as promoted Doug Evans and Rick Penkert as Genie regional vice presidents.

Hy-Brid Lifts Hires New Southeast Territory Manager

Date: 30-05-2019 / Author: abrumm
Matt Ware

May 30, 2019 – Custom Equipment LLC appointed Matt Ware as the southeast territory manager, where he will cover Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, and Mississippi.

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

Hatz Names Stefan Dierkes Director of Service Division

Date: 29-05-2019 / Author: abrumm
Stefan Dierkes

May 29, 2019 — Hatz is expanding its services and has brought Stefan Dierkes on board for the management and development of the service business division.

Dierkes joins Hatz from Körber Mediapark Systems AG, where he was responsible for the entire service area (service director of the machinery business unit). Prior to that, he was a member of the management board (executive vice president service and solutions) at Winkler + Dünnebier Neuwied.

Hy-Brid Lifts Appoints South-Central Territory Manager

Date: 23-05-2019 / Author: abrumm
Andy Galle

May 23, 2019 – Custom Equipment added Andy Galle as the South-Central territory manager, covering Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma, and Texas.

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

“We look forward to having Andy join our Hy-Brid Lifts sales team,” said Terry Dolan, Custom Equipment CEO and president. “His industry experience and territory knowledge will be an asset to our company and our customers.”

New Managing Editor Joins Crane Hot Line, Lift and Access

Date: 22-05-2019 / Author: abrumm
Alexis Brumm

May 22, 2019 - Heartland Communications has named Alexis Brumm as managing editor for Crane Hot Line and Lift and Access magazines, as well as its supplements, Telecom & Utility Construction and Components & Consumables.

CEO of United Rentals Appoints New Leadership Team

Date: 09-05-2019 / Author: abrumm

May 9, 2019 - United Rentals Inc. announced that its president and CEO, Matthew Flannery, finalized his executive leadership team.

Flannery succeeded Michael Kneeland as CEO on May 8, at which time Kneeland became chairman of the board. Two 20-year leaders of United Rentals have been promoted to new roles on the executive team, effective immediately: