In their new roles, both men will work closely with Manitowoc dealers in their regions. They report to David Hull, Manitowoc’s vice president of sales for North America, who said both will add valuable experience to the sales team.

Both men bring a wealth of experience to their new positions. Chakour has more than 20 years experience in the construction equipment industry, most recently serving as regional sales manager for the LBX Company, covering the Northeast Region.

Crider brings almost 30 years of Manitowoc experience to his new position. Prior to this most recent appointment, he was director of service operations at Manitowoc Crane Care where his role included the development of Latin America’s Crane Care organization.

Chakour received his master’s in Business Administration from Roosevelt University in Chicago and a bachelor’s degree from The Hebrew University. Crider has a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from Shippensburg University in Pennsylvania and has participated in numerous Manitowoc training programs throughout his career.