A raft of promotions has been announced by Manitowoc Crane Group as part of a new structure to integrate the the Potain operations.

Rob Giebel, remains president and general manager of the crane group. Jean-Yves Bouffault remains Potain’s chief executive officer, and also becomes executive vice president for Manitowoc Crane Group. He is in charge of all crane business in Europe and Asia.

Larry Weyers has been promoted from VP to senior VP sales and marketing for the Manitowoc Crane Group. Bruce Buchan is promoted to VP crane sales and marketing, taking over from Weyers. Buchan oversees the sale of all crane products in North America.

Dick Schafroth has been promoted to VP operations, John Vandy is VP product support, and Michael Upton is VP strategic supply. Fred Jakobek becomes director, strategic supply for Manitowoc Cranes Inc.