Memphis, TN, United States
Heli Americas has appointed Paul Plourde
as technical support co-ordinator, reporting to Tom De Ridder, director of aftermarket services. Plourde will work closely with Heli Americas' authorised dealers and national account customers to provide aftermarket technical support. He has over 30 years' experience in the materials handling and construction equipment industries, having worked at both the OEM and dealer level.
Manitou BF has appointed Dominique Bamas
as an independent director, replacing Joël Goulet
who has resigned. Bamas was a director of Manitou since 2009 and resigned from this position in order to act as transition president and CEO over a nine-month period in 2013. Goulet resigns after 20 years of collaboration with Manitou as CEO of the group and later an independent director.