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New global CEO at Fagioli
Fernando Bertoni takes global CEO position at heavy lift and transport specialist
In Memoriam: Richard Barnhart, 1934-2024
ACT is deeply saddened to report the founder of Barnhart Crane and Rigging has passed at age 90. 
Mazzella appoints new vice president of service
The role will oversee operations and strategy for Mazzella’s crane service and hoist parts businesses.
Dawes general manager retires
Steve Freckmann will retire at the end of 2023 after 34 years as general manager and 45 total years with Dawes Rigging & Crane Rental. 
New CPA chief resigns from the association
Stu McInroy joined as chief executive in June 2023.
Filipov named to board of directors
Steve Filipov will provide strategic counsel to Crane 1’s Board of Directors and executive team.
MyCrane names U.S. president
Jason Brough will lead the company’s growth in the United States
Stafford Crane Group appoints COO
Jennifer Meadows has been promoted to chief operating officer of the crane company
New VP for Anderson Trucking Service
Troy Dessert has been named the vice president and general manager of ATS, Inc., the dry van division of Anderson Trucking.
‘Kobelco legend’ Greg Ballweg retires
Ballweg’s career with the company extends over 35 years. 
New leadership for Terex and Genie
Garrison to retire, with Terex AWP president stepping into chairman role and new Genie chief announced 
Bardonaro named CEO
Industry veteran Frank Bardonaro has been appointed CEO of Mississippi-based Yak Access.
Sany appoints UK crane manager
Industry veteran to lead UK expansion
Tadano welcomes 39 new apprentices
This year’s intake of new trainees in Germany started on 1 September
Link-Belt appoints district service representative
Jacob “Jake” Massman will represent the upper mid-west United States, and central and western Canada.
XL Specialized names new director of sales
Tom Hiatt, who previously held the position, has been promoted to the role of senior director of sales.
Select Crane expands sales team
The company has appointed two new team members as they continue to expand their territory.
Link-Belt appoints training manager
Chris Perry will be responsible for managing and directing all aspects of Link-Belt training programs. 
Dearborn Companies names director of business development
With nearly two decades of industry experience, Patrick Clark has joined the team at Dearborn Companies.
SC&RA names newest “4 Under 40” class
The 2023 class exemplifies the experience, dedication and ambition that has powered both the Association and its respective industries for 75 years strong.
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