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The Manitowoc Company Inc. announced that Robert M. Hund will assume the role of president of Manitowoc’s food-service segment, effective August 1. Hund will report to Glen E. Tellock, chairman and chief executive officer of the company.
Hund most recently served as an executive vice president of Manitowoc’s Crane Care division. In this role, he oversaw a global network of service and distribution centers for Manitowoc’s eight crane product lines across 19 countries. Prior to that position, Hund was vice president, worldwide marketing and product management, of Manitowoc Cranes, managing a global staff responsible for new product development, marketing communications, and operational marketing functions.
“Bob has been instrumental in helping to drive our recent financial success and operational improvements within the Crane segment,” Tellock says. “He brings demonstrated global leadership to the Manitowoc Foodservice organization, in addition to his broad-based business and managerial expertise. We are thrilled to welcome Bob to his new position, and we are confident that his contributions to the business will be a seamlessly transferrable and valuable asset within the Manitowoc enterprise.”
Prior to joining The Manitowoc Company, Hund served in key leadership positions in the U.S., Europe, and Asia for Caterpillar Inc., most recently as product development manager, Mining and Construction Equipment Division. Hund holds a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Bradley University, in addition to an MS in Industrial Engineering from Purdue University and an MBA from Millikin University.