Manitowoc has appointed Mark Hooper as vice president, sales – North America distribution management for Grove telescopic cranes.
In his new role he will be responsible for sales leadership and product management for Grove Rough Terrain, truck mounted, All Terrain, telescopic crawler cranes and carry deck product lines in the region, reporting to David Hull, vice president sales for the Americas. He joins the company from AgroFresh, where he was global business development manager for two years.
He began his career in 1994 at Case New Holland as a trainee, moving up through the company, working in a variety of positions including sales manager, regional marketing manager, senior director of marketing and ultimately senior director of regional sales, departing at the end of 2015.
Hull said: “Mark’s extensive sales and distribution management experience is an excellent match for Manitowoc’s customer focused, go-to-market strategy. I am very excited to have Mark leading our sales and product management efforts in North America.”