Alimak Hek last week announced the addition of Paula Manning as the business development manager of the HEK product line for North America. Manning comes to Alimak Hek with extensive experience in the construction elevator and platform industry. She most recently served as national marketing director for Lewis Equipment Co. and was the president of Elevated Marketing LLC, a marketing firm specializing in the heavy construction equipment market.
Previously with Champion Elevators, Manning held the positions of director of marketing, national product manager and vice president.
Manning currently serves as a committee member for safety standards and product codes for the American National Standards Institute for mast climbing work platforms, ANSI A92.9, and Transport Platforms A92.10. As a charter member of the ANSI A92.10 Transport Platform standard committee, Manning has been a driving force in its development and approval. Publication by ANSI of A92.10 is expected this fall.