Defnet Named Marketing Vice President For Manitowoc Engineering
Ralph Helm, president and chief operating officer of The Manitowoc Company, Inc. of Manitowoc, Wise., has announced the promotion of Dexter Defnet to vice president- marketing of the Manitowoc Engineering Company. Since joining the firm in 1983, he has served as director of marketing.
Mr. Defnet will administer both domestic and international crane and excavator sales, contract products and technical services, parts sales, pricing, and estimating. He has an industrial engineering degree from Stout State University, and more than 20 years of marketing and engineering experience in offhighway industrial equipment, construction machinery, and related industries. Manitowoc Engineering, a division of The Manitowoc Company, designs and manufactures a complete line of cranes and excavators that are marketed through the company's worldwide distributor organization.