MANITOWOC Crane Group’s senior management team for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) is led by senior figures from Potain, with just one of the eight-strong management team coming from Grove’s European operations.

Jean-Yves Bouffault, executive vice president of Manitowoc Crane Group, EMEA region, announced his team last month.

• Marc Frustie is managing director of Potain and is in charge of implementing transition plans for EMEA region.

• Lothar Hahn is senior VP manufacturing and engineering mobile cranes and manager of Grove’s Wilhelmshaven facility.

• Eric Devautour is VP manufacturing and engineering tower cranes.

• Jean-Paul Roudier is VP human resources. Roudier also manages HR for operations in the Asia Pacific region.

• Marie-France Pommaret is VP finance, legal and information systems.

• Rainer Oelze is VP purchasing and outsourcing.

• Thibaut Le Besnerais is VP CraneCare (customer and product support).

Bouffault said that a VP for sales and marketing was being recruited.