Jörn Henselmans Appointed Vice President, General Manager of Grove All-Terrain Cranes at Manitowoc

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Jörn Henselmans

Wed April 24, 2024

Manitowoc announced that Joern Henselmans has been appointed to vice president and general manager of Grove All-Terrain Cranes, effective April 12, 2024.

In his new role, Henselmans is responsible for operations, purchasing, engineering, new product development, quality, human resources and safety at the Manitowoc facility in Wilhelmshaven, Germany. Henselmans will report to Les Middleton, executive vice president Americas & EU Mobile Cranes, The Manitowoc Company Inc.

"With the appointment of Joern as vice president and general manager for Grove All-Terrain Cranes, we are ensuring that our customers, our partners and our employees will gain an accomplished leader. Joern brings with him an extensive knowledge of our Grove all-terrain product line, manufacturing expertise as well as related processes, combined with close relationships to Manitowoc teams. I look forward to seeing the positive impact he will no doubt deliver with his background and customer-first mindset," said Middleton.

Most recently, Henselmans served as VP operations, senior director of quality and director of manufacturing at Manitowoc. He joined Manitowoc in October 2013.

"I am looking forward to fulfilling my new role at Manitowoc and could not be more excited to lead an amazing team of people, that is designing and manufacturing best-in class Grove all-terrain cranes and related services to meet our customers' needs," said Henselmans.