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With roots dating back to 1859, Manitou Americas (formerly known as Gehl Company) is a producer of Gehl, Manitou and Mustang branded equipment for construction, agriculture, industry and beyond. Headquartered in West Bend, Wisconsin, Manitou Americas maintains North American operations in Madison and Yankton, South Dakota, Waco, Texas and Belvidere, Illinois. While Manitou Americas has had a presence in international markets for over 50 years, it became a true global company in 2008 when it became a wholly owned subsidiary of Manitou Group, based in Ancenis, France.

As a leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of compact equipment worldwide, we recruit top-caliber individuals to enrich our global success. An equal opportunity employer, Manitou Americas offers a competitive salary and benefit package, numerous advancement opportunities, and the tools and training necessary to encourage employee growth.


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Benefits

Manitou Americas is committed to providing our employees with a benefits program that is both comprehensive and competitive.

Our benefits program offers:

  • Health Insurance
  • Live Health Online Virtual Doctor
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance
  • Supplemental Life Insurance (including spouse & child coverage)
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Supplemental Long-Term Disability
  • 401(k) plus employer match
  • PTO
  • Holidays
  • Float Holiday

Other unique benefits we offer:

  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Referral Bonus Program
  • Employee Reward & Recognition Program
  • Company Social Events
  • Wellness Program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Community Outreach Program
  • Financial Advisors
  • Tobacco-Cessation Programs
  • Training & Development Programs
  • Scholarship Program
 

 

The Rundown

Manitou North America Names David Chickowski Western Region Vice President

WEST BEND, Wis. (November 15, 2018) - David Chickowski has been appointed Western Region Vice President for Manitou North America. In this key leadership role, Chickowski will oversee all sales activities for Manitou, Gehl, Mustang by Manitou and EDGE brands in the western region of the United States and Canada. He will be focused on driving overall growth and profitability in the region by developing strategic market initiatives and strategies for the dealer network, rental customers and other market channels.David Chickowski

"David's industry knowledge and leadership experience will be a tremendous asset to Manitou North America as we serve our customers in the western region," said Mark Hanson, CEO of Manitou North America and vice president of sales and marketing for the North American region. "David's position as our western regional vice president is a new role for Manitou North America and will be critical to our organization as we align resources to support our customers and drive their success."

Chickowski joins Manitou North America with a diverse background in channel development, distribution, national accounts and dealer management. Most recently, as the director of business development, he led business development & strategic initiatives at Stanley Black & Decker that contributed to the launch of new products, increased sales and growth management. Prior to that, Chickowski was vice president of sales for Laymor Products and spent eight years working for JLG Industries in various leadership and sales roles. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration and marketing from the University of Central Florida.

Manitou North America, located in West Bend, Wis., is a subsidiary of Manitou Group, a global market leader in rough-terrain handling for construction, agriculture and industry through the Manitou, Gehl and Mustang by Manitou brands. For more information on Manitou Group, visit manitou-group.com.
 
 
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Manitou Group, a world leader in rough-terrain handling, invents, produces, distributes and services equipment for construction, agriculture and industry. The group's product lines include fixed, rotating and heavy tonnage rough-terrain telescopic forklifts, rough-terrain, semi-industrial and industrial masted forklifts, skid-steer loaders on wheels and tracks, articulated loaders, backhoe loaders, aerial work platforms, truck-mounted forklifts, warehousing equipment and attachments. Through its iconic brands - Manitou, Gehl and Mustang by Manitou - and its network of 1,500 dealers worldwide, the Group offers the best solutions by creating optimum value for its customers. Headquartered in France, the group recorded revenue of 1.6 billion euros across 140 countries in 2017, and it employs 3,900 people, all committed to satisfying customers.