Manitex has appointed Fabrizio Girotti as general manager of its Valla pick & carry crane business in Italy in addition to his role as general manager of the Oil & Steel aerial work platform operation.
He takes over the Valla role form Carlo Forini who has left the business, having joined the company just as the Covid 19 pandemic hit Italy.
Girotti has been with PM and Oil & Steel since 2006, having joined the business from Berreta. He has been running Oil & Steel since Manitex separated it from PM in 2019 See: Manitex splits PM.
Manitex chief executive Steve Filipov said: “I am pleased to announce this appointment, our goal is to continue to invest and grow our share in this exciting zero emission lifting segment. I would also like to extend our heartfelt thanks to Carlo Forini for his contributions to the company over the past years."