Manitowoc names Kobelco-Americas product manager

Manitowoc Crane Group has appointed Jerry Maloney product manager for its Kobelco-Americas crawler alliance. As the key day-to-day liaison in the alliance, Maloney will be in charge of importing small crawler cranes from Kobelco in Japan for the Americas region. He will be based at the North Central Crane office in Chicago, where he has been working since 2002. He has more than 20 years experience working for Kobelco America and Kobe Steele in Japan.