Haulotte Group last week announced its appointment of Philip James as United Kingdom subsidiary manager. James previously worked as strategic sales director Europe for Akzo Nobel, an international coatings company.
James’ expertise is in managing sales-, marketing- and service-oriented businesses. He has managed businesses in Europe and North America and has been involved in a number of acquisitions in both manufacturing and distribution. In his new role he will have the assignment to define the sales strategy and implement the complete Haulotte product and service package in the U.K. and Ireland, including a complete range of aerial work platforms, the HTL range of telehandlers, and the Multijob range, full-rotating backhoe loader.
L’Horme, France-based Haulotte Group has 18 subsidiaries worldwide and this year opened two new plants in Spain and Romania, which join its three existing plants in France.