Papé Machinery appoints three to management positions

Papé Machinery has named Mike Higgins sales manager for commercial worksite products, Mark Lydon product support marketing manager and John Olafson sales coordinator.

Higgins, formerly sales manager for the company’s Portland, Ore., region, is filling a position created to accommodate Papé’s expanding California territory. His new responsibilities will include overseeing distribution and marketing of compact utility equipment throughout the company’s region, which also includes western and central Oregon and Washington.

Lydon, formerly an inventory control analyst and trainer for the Papé Group, will now be responsible for all phases of marketing product support and for managing customer service advisors for Papé’s manufacturers and suppliers.

Olafson formerly worked for Papé Bros. as sales coordinator, and in rejoining the company will be responsible for purchasing products for the California territory and processing orders from manufacturers and suppliers.

Papé Machinery provides sales, rental, parts and service for construction and forestry equipment.