Mike Heacock has been named vice president of sales for Manitowoc’s Potain tower crane line in North America. He will be responsible for sales of all Potain products, as well as distribution management and major accounts management in the region.
Heacock brings with him more than 20 years of experience in the crane industry. Prior to his position with Manitowoc, he worked for 10 years at Coast Crane, most recently as the general manager of the west coast dealer’s tower crane group.
Heacock will report directly to David Hull, senior vice president of sales and marketing for North America.
According to Hull, Heacock’s extensive experience with tower cranes makes him an ideal fit for the role.
“Mike’s previous roles, beginning in crane operations and working up to strategic planning, sales, parts and service — really all the aspects of developing and growing a tower crane business — will make him a valuable addition to our sales team,” Hull said. “He will be a valuable asset to Manitowoc and more