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Manitowoc Names Jörn Henselmans as VP and GM for Grove All-Terrain Cranes


Jörn Henselmans has been appointed as vice president and general manager for Grove all-terrain cranes at Manitowoc Cranes, effective April 12. Based in Wilhelmshaven, Germany, Henselmans brings a wealth of experience to this role, having joined Manitowoc in October 2013 and steadily progressing through various positions within the company. Most recently, he served as VP operations, senior director of quality and director of manufacturing.

In his new capacity, Henselmans will oversee operations, purchasing, engineering, new product development, quality, human resources and safety at Manitowoc's Wilhelmshaven facility. Reporting to Les Middleton, executive vice president of Americas & EU mobile cranes at The Manitowoc Company, Inc., Henselmans is poised to make significant contributions to the company's growth and success.

Commenting on the appointment, Mr. Middleton expressed confidence in Henselmans' leadership abilities and deep understanding of Manitowoc's Grove all-terrain product line. He emphasized Henselmans' strong relationships within the company and his customer-centric approach, highlighting the positive impact expected under his guidance.

Excited about his new role, Henselmans looks forward to leading a talented team dedicated to delivering top-notch Grove all-terrain cranes and related services to meet customer expectations.


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