Movers & Shakers

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- 10 Nov 2011 ( #539 )
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Aku Lehtinen
Aku Lehtinen
Hyvinkää, Finland
Konecranes has appointed Aku Lehtinen senior vice president and head of region for West Europe, Middle East and Africa (WEMEA). Lehtinen was senior vice president and head of the Nordic, East Europe and India (NEI) region.
Tomas Myntti, previously heading Konecranes' industrial cranes business in NEI, has been appointed senior vice president and head of region.
Lehtinen and Myntti will report to the head of market operations, Harry Ollila, until the end of 2011 and from 2012 to Mikko Uhari, the new head of market operations.
Pierre Boyer, senior vice president and head of region WEMEA, will be pursuing other opportunities.

Stevens Point, WI, United States
Steel King Industries Inc has appointed Mike Hamilton as vice president of finance. Hamilton has been the company's director of finance since June 2010, managing and directing all of the company's financial and human resource activities. He has 20 years of experience in the financial management of manufacturing organisations.

Singapore
RAM Spreaders has appointed Johnny Medranda as regional manager for the Caribbean, Central America and South America. Medranda will be responsible for leading sales and service activities in the regions. Prior to joining the RAM sales organisation, he was commercial manager for a major terminal operator in Latin America.
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