Manitou Adds Product Managers

By Mike Osenga26 July 2019

Two new product managers have joined the Manitou Group for the Manitou, Gehl and Mustang by Manitou brands. Aaron Haynes is the new global product manager for skid and track loaders, and Ben Williams has been named North American product marketing manager for Industrial & Rough terrain forklifts.

Aaron Haynes

Haynes spent many years at JLG Industries, Inc. as a product marketing manager, and also held product management and inside sales positions with Abicor Binzel and Viavi Solutions. As a global product manager for Manitou Group, he will be responsible for aligning the Manitou, Gehl and Mustang by Manitou skid and track loader offering with worldwide market demands. Haynes holds a Master of Business Administration from John L. Grove College of Business and a Bachelor of Science in marketing from Slippery Rock University.

Williams most recently was as product manager at EnSync Energy Systems. His focus was to bring new products, processes and customer support functions to fruition. Prior experience includes positions at Samsung SDI America and IHS Markit—Emerging Energy Research. And brings a background in product management, marketing and analytics to Manitou Group. As product marketing manager for Industrial & Rough terrain forklifts, Williams will work in collaboration with the marketing, product development, engineering and sales teams to ensure that Manitou products are developed to meet the market demand in North America. He will work directly with 

Ben Williams

customers to gather their insights and research new product opportunities. Williams has a Master of Business Administration from Case Western University and a Bachelor of Arts in communication arts from Xavier University.

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