Manitowoc UK has appointed Jerry Welford as Potain tower crane sales manager.
Welford re-joins Manitowoc after two years with Fraco mast climber dealer Turboiber, where he was technical sales manager. During his early tenure with Manitowoc, he was sales manager for the Grove All Terrain and Rough Terrain cranes. In his new role he will report to Wybe Smit, sales manager tower cranes for Netherlands, Scandinavia, UK and Ireland.
He began his tower crane career with UK tower crane rental company Ladybird, where he was sales manager, moving to a similar role with Arcomet UK in 2005, when it was appointed as the Potain dealer for the UK. Six years later he moved to mast climber company Fraco, departing in 2012 to join UK tower crane company Falcon Crane Hire as sales manager self-erecting tower cranes, moving to Manitowoc in 2014.