Manitowoc Crane has appointed Amy Davis and Robert Malone as non-executive directors, increasing the size of its board from eight to 10 members.
Davis is currently president of Cummins New Power business, in total she has spent 26 years with Cummins joining the company for a second period in 2010 during which time she has been president of its northwest distribution business and more recently general manager of its filtration business, moving into her current role last year.
She began her career in 1991 as a sales executive with telecoms company AT&T, taking over worldwide industry marketing two years later. She began her first stint with Cummins in 1994 as a marketing manager, moving to the UK after two years to manage its European bus business. After three and half years in the role she returned to the US as a district sales manager in Minneapolis. In 2002 she was appointed director of market communications, followed by director of market strategy & planning. In 2007 she was appointed as director of medium duty truck and bus division, leaving in mid-2009 for Alcan to become vice president of sales for the company’s global aerospace, transportation and industrial division.
She has also service on the board of two Cummins joint ventures - Shanghai Fleetguard in China and Fleetguard Filtrum in Pune, India.
Malone is currently president of Parker-Hannifin’s Filtration group, having joined the company in 2013 as vice president of operations. He began his career with ArvinMeritor as general manager of its light vehicle aftermarket. Six years later he moved to Purolator Filters where he was responsible for the engineering, manufacturing, marketing, and sales of branded and private label filters to North American OEM and aftermarket customers.
Manitowoc chairman Kenneth Krueger said: “Both Amy and Rob are seasoned executives who bring a wealth of global expertise and operational experience and will provide valuable perspective to our board and management team, particularly related to the strategic growth of Manitowoc.”