Manitou Group has appointed Ilmars Nartish to the position of VP of sales and marketing for Manitou North America effective immediately.
“We are excited to welcome Ilmars to Manitou North America," said Laurent Bonnaure, EVP of global sales and marketing for Manitou Group. "With more than thirteen years working with Manitou Group, his knowledge of our products and services will bring new opportunities to our North American dealer network and rental customers. Ilmars has a great team in place, and his strong leadership and industry expertise will help Manitou, Gehl, and Mustang by Manitou become market leaders in North America.”
Nartish joined Manitou in 2007 as a regional sales manager. He then moved into the role of managing director of Manitou Nordics in June 2012. Prior to Manitou Group, Ilmars held various sales management roles including material handling equipment sales manager at Intrac Latvia SIA.
“I am very excited to be joining and leading the Manitou North America team,” said Nartish. “The opportunity to expand our product and service offering in the North American market is substantial. We will be strongly focused on delivering an exceptional customer experience and product support to all of our Manitou, Gehl, and Mustang by Manitou brand customers.”