Manitowoc Crane Group announced the appointment of Mike Wood as global product manager for Manitowoc crawler cranes. The appointment was effective Sept. 1. He takes over from Raman Joshi who has transferred to Singapore taking the position as director of marketing for the Asia-Pacific region.
In his new position, Wood reports to Bob Hund, vice president of worldwide marketing. His duties include overseeing strategy and financial performance for Manitowoc, as well as managing Manitowoc’s manufacturing alliances and analyzing market conditions. He will work closely with the brand’s sales, marketing, engineering and manufacturing locations around the globe to ensure both existing and new products meet local and global customer requirements.
Prior to this position, Wood served as a customer service manager for Manitowoc Crane CARE. He has also served as general manager of Manitowoc’s former company-owned dealership in Chicago, Illinois; headed up Manitowoc’s remanufacturing division; and served as senior product support manager as Manitowoc’s liaison with key account Kiewit.
Wood will continue to be based at the Manitowoc manufacturing facility in Manitowoc, Wis.