Sinoboom appoints business development director for Brazil

Chinese access platform manufacturer, Sinoboom has appointed Marcelo Yamane as business development director for Sinoboom Brazil. Yamane is an expert with more than 30 years’ sales and operations experience in the access and construction equipment sector. In this newly created role, Yamane has responsibility for regional team building, the formulation and implementation of regional strategies […]

03/08/2023 - 10:34 am

New SA head – Estha van der Linden – at Ai Group

The national employer association Ai Group has appointed Estha van der Linden as the new head of its operations in South Australia. “Estha brings a wealth of experience to her new role with over 20 years working for industry associations and representing South Australian businesses across many industries including mining, manufacturing, health and retail,” Innes […]

13/07/2023 - 07:27 am

Change in the supervisory board of Jungheinrich

Changes have been made at the top level of the Jungheinrich AG supervisory board. The control committee has nominated Rolf Najork to succeed the outgoing chairman of the supervisory board, Hans-Georg Frey. The supervisory board of Jungheinrich AG has resolved to propose Rolf Najork for election to the supervisory board at the company’s Annual General […]

07/03/2023 - 10:50 am

Sinoboom Australia general manager appointed

Sinoboom Australia’s position is being further enhanced by the appointment, of Mitch Ely as new general manager. Mitch joined the Sinoboom Australia team early in 2022 as national operations manager, bringing with him an impressive track record in the international access-equipment industry, and strong professional connections across the sector. During this time he has been […]

01/09/2022 - 12:01 pm

Konecranes appoints Anders Svensson as president and CEO

Anders Svensson has been appointed as the new president and CEO of Konecranes Plc, he will assume his role on 7 December 2022 at the latest. Anders Svensson joins Konecranes from Sandvik, where he is currently president of the Sandvik Rock Processing Solutions Business Area. Prior to his current role, he has held various leadership […]

10/06/2022 - 17:39 pm

RiConnect appoints in Europe

Taiwan-based, RiConnect, a SaaS (software as a service) company specialising in critical asset management for the lifting industry, has appointed Marelize du Toit, as its new senior business development manager in Europe. Du Toit has more than 13 years lifting industry experience. She gained most of her knowledge working for a steel wire rope and […]

09/04/2022 - 11:39 am

Snorkel announces new managing director of New Zealand production facility

Snorkel has appointed Jonathan ‘Jonno’ Tulitt as the new managing director of its New Zealand manufacturing facility. Jonathan brings more than 20 years’ experience to the role in prior operational and engineering capacities across multiple industries, including passenger rail operations and rail rolling stock manufacturing and engineering. In his 22-year career, Jonathan has worked for […]

23/03/2022 - 11:34 am

Bob Begley named director for scissor, vertical and low-level lifts

JLG has appointed Bob Begley as director of product management for scissor, vertical and low-level access lifts. In this role, Begley is responsible for the company’s multi-generational product plan, as well as driving the direction and implementation of its go-to-market strategies. “Within the last few years, JLG has taken big leaps in the evolution of […]

01/03/2022 - 17:23 pm

Genie’s De Kluijver joins the IPAF board

Jacco de Kluijver, the vice president of sales and marketing EMEARI at Terex Aerial Work Platforms (Genie), has been seconded to the board of the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF). De Kluijver has a wealth of experience in powered access, making his entry to the industry with HDW Nederland, Genie’s importer for the Netherlands, in […]

18/01/2022 - 13:25 pm

Appointment to IPAF Safety and Technical team increases global reach

The International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) has appointed Mike Ashton as international safety and technical advisor, bringing to the role considerable expertise from his more than 25 years in industry business management, safety, engineering and training positions in the UK, Middle East and Australia. Mike joins IPAF from Lift Industries which is the Australian distributor […]

09/12/2021 - 14:14 pm

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