Manitou has announced the appointment of Mark Ormond as Managing Director of Manitou UK Ltd.
The Manitou Group is a global market leader in rough-terrain handling. It designs, manufactures, distributes and services equipment for construction, agriculture and industry. The Group’s product ranges include all-terrain fixed, rotating and heavy-duty telehandlers, all-terrain, semi-industrial and industrial masted forklifts, wheeled or tracked skid-steer loaders, access platforms, truck-mounted forklifts, warehousing equipment and attachments.
Mark brings significant experience in the management of capital equipment suppliers in the UK and ROI, specifically within the agricultural sector. Most recently he was Managing Director of the UK subsidiary of SAME Deutz-Fahr which sells and supports SAME tractors and Deutz-Fahr tractors and combines throughout the UK and Republic of Ireland. He has previously managed UK subsidiaries of other leading European manufacturers, and has spent time in the dealer side of the industry. He is the current President (2017-2018) of the Agricultural Engineers Association.
“I am delighted to join Manitou and look forward to working with the team, and with our dealer network, to continue the great success of the brand in the UK and Irish market,” says Mark. “My background is agriculture but I look forward to learning about the construction and industrial sectors, and to seeing how I can add value to this highly successful company”.