Lohr New Manitou CE Engineering Director

Posted on June 7, 2011

Steven H. Lohr has been named director of engineering of Manitou Compact Equipment Division, West Bend, Wis. Lohr joins Manitou with recent experience as director of engineering for Lattice Boom Crawler Cranes at Manitowoc Crane. In his previous role, Steve was responsible for overseeing product development, product architecture, and engineering project teams.

In conjunction with Lohr’s appointment, Manitou also announced the retirement of Anthony Saiia, vice president – engineering. Saiia had started his career with Gehl Co. in 2000 as director of engineering and product development and was named vice president-engineering in 2008. Saiia will remain in his present role through the transition period, which is anticipated to last 4 to 6 weeks.

Manitou Americas, Inc., is the combined organization of previous Manitou North America and Gehl Co. activities in America.