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Jim Otley takes over at Genie Europe

Genie Industries has appointed Jim Otley as managing director for Europe, North Africa and the Middle East, replacing Jacques Catinot, who recently left the company.
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Jime Otley the new MD for Genie Europe

Otley has been European operations manager for a number of years and now takes on all of the sales functions as well as operations within the territory.

He will be based at Genie Europe’s location in Grantham in the UK. and will report to Steve Matuschak in Redmond, Washington, USA.

Bob Wilkerson, President of the Terex Aerial Work Platform division, says: “Jim has had an active part in the growth of our European operations and his dynamism, proven management and leadership skills will allow us to strategically consolidate our strengths. Jim is actively pursuing our policy of customer service and continuous improvement. ”

Other changes in the organisation with this move include the promotion of Owen Jervis, previously operations manager for Genie UK, to European operations manager.

John Fuller, currently divisional sales manager for the UK has been prompted to divisional sales manager for the UK, Benelux and Middle East,

While Stein Adolfsen will move up to divisional sales manager for Northern and Eastern Europe.