Toyota Material Handling Europe
has appointed Ernesto Dominguez as president and CEO of Toyota Material Handling Europe (TMHE). Since 2016, he has been the managing director for Toyota Material Handling France (TMHFR). He joined Toyota Material Handling Spain (former BT España) in 2000 as managing director.
Domínguez will take up his new role on 1 April 2020.
His appointment follows the decision by Matthias Fischer to leave Toyota Material Handling Europe. During Fischer's eight years in the role, Toyota has grown its sales by 53%.
Fischer will formally step down on 31 March 2020 but has, in practice, already left his operative duties which are being handled by Terry Unnai, chairman of Toyota Material Handling Europe.
Omaha, NE, United States
has appointed Scott Anderson as controller. In his new position, Anderson will strengthen financial and accounting processes and provide leadership for that team.
He joins Riekes from Warren Distribution where he was the assistant controller for six years.
He holds a bachelor's degree in finance and accounting from Morningside College.
Jonesboro, AR, United States
Natalie Shew has been named Hytrol
's new manager of academic partnerships. Working closely with regional schools and colleges, Shew will develop programs and relationships that promote education in manufacturing and automation while increasing the talent pool.
Shew brings a wealth of knowledge working with educational programs. At the University of Arkansas, she served as assistant director of proposals and planning for university advancement. With 10 years of experience in non-profit and for-profit management, Shew has held diverse roles such as directing proposals and private grants for a USD1.2 billion campaign, founding a technical writing company, and working in educational advocacy in India and Afghanistan.
Shew is a Memphis, Tennessee native.
Elisabeth Ausimour has been appointed president, materials handling and access division, and a member of the group executive committee at Manitou
. A graduate of the EPF, Ausimour began her career at Chantiers de l'Atlantique before joining the Manitou group in 2005, where she successively held positions of responsibility in purchasing and quality, then as vice president of the aerial work platforms product unit and, more recently, as vice president, ERP process redesign.