Tadano has appointed Giuseppe Pompeo to the new role of European key accounts director.
Pompeo joins the company after 15 years with Manitowoc, where he was Grove regional director in Belgium, the Netherlands, Luxembourg and France. He began his crane career in 1992 when he joined Demag, then part of the Mannesmann group, serving in various sales and service roles before leaving the company to join Manitowoc in 2006.
Reporting to Klaus Kröppel, senior vice president sales for Tadano Europe, Pompeo will be responsible sales of all European, American and Japanese built cranes to large key accounts throughout Europe.
Kröppel said: “We are excited to welcome back Giuseppe to Zweibrücken. Back indeed, as he has already made his mark here, having worked for Mannesmann (A previous owner of Demag) at the beginning of his career. His experience and reputation in our industry will help us on our journey to become number one in the cranes industry.”
Pompeo added: “These efforts and the company’s long term commitment to the crane business through the investment in new product development, quality and product support make me excited to join this team. I will be proud to add and contribute to this growth by driving customers’ satisfaction in our products and services and making Tadano cranes a successful investment for our customers.”