US based sales and rental company CraneWorks has appointed Scott Wilson as vice president of sales and marketing, a new role for the Houston, Texas based company.
He will be responsible for working with all CraneWorks’ employees from executives to general managers, sales people and marketing staff, to create a strategic plan and improved the company’s communications worldwide.
Wilson joins the company after more than 14 years with New Mexico based ML Holdings Crane Group, where he was president, See: New president for ML. He began his working life in 1981, as a crane operator with Empire Sign and Crane Service in Huntsville, Alabama. 17 years later he left to join the sales team of Tennessee based Barnhart Crane & Rigging. In 2005 he moved to Sterling Crane as the branch manager in Grand Junction, Colorado. Leaving for ML Crane 18 months later.
Speaking of his new appointment Wilson said: “I want to thank Dave Collis, Keith Ayers and Bob Maze for allowing me to take my next step in the crane industry. Dave Collis is famous throughout the industry as the undisputed king of material handling cranes. Likewise, Keith Ayers and Bob Maze are also known coast to coast in the industry, and over the last few years, they’ve built a strong reputation for mobile crane building, sales, and service.”
Chief executive Keith Ayers added: “Scott’s one of those rare guys who started in the trenches, kept at it, and over time worked his way to the top. Since he worked in nearly every aspect of the crane industry, he can tell the sales team from first-hand experience what’s important to the crews in the field, business owners, buyers, crane operators, project managers, schedulers, dispatchers, and more. I’ve known and respected Scott for a long time during his tenures at other companies, and I never imagined until recently we’d have the chance to bring him on board here at CraneWorks. This addition gives us a pretty formidable leadership team, and an exciting future as a company to look forward to.”
The video below - shows general manager of CraneWorks Denver, Bob Maze introducing Scott Wilson on his first day with the company, t starts a little cheesy, but stay with it.
Founded in 2002, CraneWorks offers a wide range of lifting equipment, including boom trucks, All Terrain, truck mounted, crawler and Rough Terrain cranes from seven branches in Texas, Florida, New Jersey, Colorado, Kansas and California.