Ennen Named Senior VP At Manitowoc

Posted on January 6, 2012

Jens Ennen has been named Manitowoc's senior vice president of engineering and innovation, responsible for innovation and new technologies within Manitowoc Cranes. In addition, Ennen will work to improve processes and engineering best practices throughout the entire cranes organization, the company said. He will report directly to Eric Etchart, president and general manager of Manitowoc Cranes.

Prior to his promotion, Ennen was director of engineering for mobile cranes. He has been with the Grove organization since 1996, working in various engineering and engineering management positions. Prior to joining Grove, he worked for Krupp.

Ennen will be based in Wilhelmshaven, Germany until summer of 2012, when he and his family will relocate to Shady Grove, Pa.