Three new hires tapped for key leadership roles at Manitou Group

Updated May 14, 2018
Manitou Group announces the hiring of three highly experienced executives: left to right, Todd Miorin, Jeffrey Weido and Don Vollmar.Manitou Group announces the hiring of three highly experienced executives: left to right, Todd Miorin, Jeffrey Weido and Don Vollmar.

Manitou Group is announcing three new members on its North American leadership team:

  • Don Vollmar is vice president of engineering.
  • Todd Miorin is senior director of  program management.
  • Jeffrey Weido js senior director of product management and marketing.
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“These new leadership roles are essential to achieving the priorities laid out in Manitou Group’s five-year strategic plan,” says Rick Alton, president of the Compact Equipment Products division for Manitou Group.

“Over the next five years,” Alton says, “we are making significant investments in improving our value proposition for our customers. We are expanding our product and service offerings, strengthening our teams and driving quality and performance through innovation, digitalization and transformation.”

The three new leaders bring extensive experience and talent to the Manitou team in North America, the company says.

Don Vollmar, as vice president of engineering, will lead new solutions and product improvements for the market, bringing to the company strong experience in product development .

Vollmar most recently worked at CNH Industrial and has held positions at John Deere, Peterbilt and Kohler. Additionally, he spent several years serving our country having graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point and achieving the rank of captain.

Todd Miorin, the new senior director of program management, will focus on implementing strategic programs within the compact equipment division. He brings more than 20 years of industry knowledge to his role and has extensive experience in developing and executing complex projects related to acquisition integration, strategic alliances and product development processes, the company says.

Miorin most recently worked as director of product innovation for Contech Engineered Solutions. He also has experience with JLG Industries, Inc. where he was the senior director of the Caterpillar Alliance Group.

Jeffrey Weido, new senior director of product management and marketing, will lead the product management, marketing and training teams at Manitou North America. He’ll steer the product-to-market team, focusing on delivering innovative tools and supporting customers through training and marketing, the company says.

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Weido’s most recent accomplishment was the launch of i2A, a product and marketing consulting cooperative. He was president and co-founder, partnering with companies such as Terex/Genie, JLG and Generac. Prior to i2A, Weido served as the director of marketing for Genie/Terex.

Editor’s note: Due to incorrect information supplied to Equipment World in a press release, Don Vollmar’s last name was incorrectly spelled when this story was published on May 10. It has been corrected in this version.