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Palfinger Names New VP of North American Sales and Support

June 11, 2020 – Palfinger has named Alberto Cavaggioni as its new vice president of sales and service for North America. The appointment became effective March 23, 2020.

Cavaggioni is also now a member of Palfinger’s North America Leadership Team.

He brings nearly 20 years of sales and marketing experience to the organization, having served in executive leadership roles at Saint-Gobain, Hilti Group, Iveco, Maserati, and, more recently, Alfa Romeo, where he held the position of head of Alfa Romeo brand EMEA. During his career, he has held positions and assignments in Italy, France, UK, China, and the U.S.

“Alberto brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to our North America leadership team, and we are looking forward to him driving our sales, service, and marketing efforts to new heights,” said Andreas Klauser, CEO of Palfinger. “His background and experience will be an asset to the leadership team as our company seeks to accelerate its growth in North America. We’re thrilled to welcome Alberto to the team.”

Cavaggioni succeeds Lennart Brelin, who has retired from the brand after four years as senior vice president of sales and service. In a news release, Palfinger’s management and staff thanked Lennart for his contributions to the organization and wished him much success in the future.


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