Manitowoc has announced Scott Keckler is the new vice president of Manitowoc Crane Care, Americas. In this role, he will provide strategic planning, direction and management for all of the Americas Crane Care teams and will report to Bob Hund, executive vice president of Crane Care worldwide.
Hund said that Keckler's experience within Manitowoc has prepared him well for his new role.
"Scott is well qualified and has extensive tenure in product support for Grove and Manitowoc," he said. "He has strong relationships with our dealers and exemplary skills in processes and systems."
Keckler joined Manitowoc Cranes in 1988 at the company's Shady Grove, Pa. facility. Throughout his career with the company, he has held a number of positions, including training assistant, government parts and publications, technical writer, supervisor of technical publication, supervisor of parts administration, and most recently director of customer support.
He replaces Dave Hardin, who has taken on support development responsibilities within Manitowoc Crane Care.
Keckler will continue to be based in Shady Grove, but will also be responsible for Manitowoc's other key U.S. Crane Care locations in Manitowoc, Wis., Jeffersonville, Ind., Bauxite, Ark. as well as Crane Care facilities and offices throughout Latin America.