Filipov appointed Manitex CEO
By Rock to Road
By Rock to Road
August 28, 2019 – Manitex International announced the appointment of Steve Filipov as the company’s CEO and director.
Filipov comes to Manitex with an exceptional track record and well-documented results within the industrial equipment industry as a senior management executive at Terex Corporation. Filipov began his career at Terex in 1993 as the youngest international manager in the Terex organization, and since then has held numerous senior management and executive roles, most recently as the President of Terex Cranes, from 2016 until the sale of Demag Mobile Cranes at the end of July, 2019.
Langevin will remain with the company as executive chairman, and as such, will continue to be involved on a full-time basis with the business, specifically in the Company’s strategic planning efforts, corporate finance, and key relationships with our strategic and investment partners.
“I have had the privilege to lead our company since 2003, and since then we’ve established Manitex as a market share leader in straight-mast boom trucks here in North America,” said Langevin. “Our 2015 acquisition of PM articulating cranes created a great opportunity to become an international player in a market many times the size of our North American market. We are most fortunate to be able to attract Steve to our Company and we believe that Steve’s significant international crane experience will stimulate the PM business to much higher performance in this substantial market. Our entire board and strategic partners are all excited to have Steve join us, and we look forward to planning and executing our future growth strategy under his stewardship.”