FLEET, United Kingdom
has been promoted to managing director of Nacco Materials Handling Group (NMHG) Asia Pacific. He was managing director for Yale's Europe, Middle Eastern and African (EMEA) operations. Ralf Mock
, NMHG's EMEA managing director, has taken over Pfleger's former responsibilities. NMHG will not comment on whether a new person will be appointed to Pfleger's former position.
, NMHG EMEA vice president for marketing, will assume additional tasks to support the Yale brand.
Konecranes has appointed Jaana Rinne
as director for talent management and a member of the group executive board. She will be responsible for human resources, including competence development and administration. Rinne was director of human resources of Konecranes' business service area. She has been with Konecranes since 1986, starting in finance then joining human resources in 1997.
, director of competence development and a member of the group executive board, will leave Konecranes in February 2008.