Gehl Company Announces New Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

Byline: Benzinga Staff

WEST BEND, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--

Gehl Company announces the appointment of James C. Green as Vice President-Human Resources, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary. Mr. Green will have responsibility for all human resource and legal functions in the Americas region for Gehl Company and Manitou B.F.

James C. Green Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary (Photo: Business Wire)

Prior to joining Gehl Company, Mr. Green had served in similar capacities with Patch Products, Inc. and Wicor Industries, Inc. Mr. Green was introduced to Gehl Company after he had recently formed GeneralCounsel, LLC to provide general counsel legal services to companies on a domestic and international basis.

About Gehl Company

GEHL Company is a manufacturer and distributor of compact equipment used worldwide in construction and agricultural markets. Founded in1859, the Company is headquartered in West Bend, Wisconsin. In October 2008, GEHL Company became a subsidiary of the MANITOU Group. The Company markets its products under the Gehl(R) and Mustang(R) brand names. Mustang product information is available on the Mustang Manufacturing website (www.mustangmfg.com). CE Attachments, Inc. information is available at www.ceattach.com. GEHL Company information is available at www.gehl.com or contact: Gehl Company, One Gehl Way, West Bend,WI 53095 (telephone: 262-334-9461).

About Manitou

MANITOU is a French corporation headquartered in Ancenis, Loire-Atlantique. Manitou Group designs, assembles, and distributes material handling equipment. Organized into three divisions, Rough Terrain Handling (RTH), Industrial Material Handling (IMH), and Compact Equipment (CE), the Manitou Group sells its products through a distribution network of over 600 independent dealers in 120 countries. In 2009, theManitou Group had total sales of [euro]684 million. Manitou shares are traded on NYSE EURONEXT. More information is available at www.manitou.com or contact communication.financiere@manitou.com

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Gehl Company

James Green,

Vice President, General Counsel and

Corporate Secretary

262-334-9461

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