Manitou Group appoints new President of Material Handling & Access
Elisabeth Ausimour will also sit on Group's Executive Committee
Manitou Group has announced the appointment of Elisabeth Ausimour as President of the Material Handling & Access (MHA) division and a member of the Group's Executive Committee. Her mission will be to guide the design and production of Manitou-brand products.
A graduate of EPF Ecole d'ingénieurs, Ausimour began her career in shipbuilding at Chantiers de l'Atlantique, where she held multiple positions in purchasing for five years. She joined Manitou Group in 2005 and assumed responsibility for hydraulic purchasing. In 2009, Ausimour evolved within the Group and took over customer quality. From 2011 to 2016, she directed the Candé platform plant. With her team, she reorganized and strengthened the platforms business, making it a growth driver for the Group. In 2016, she assumed responsibility for one of the Group's transformation programs in connection with the implementation of an ERP.
In January 2020, Ausimour was appointed President of the MHA division. Her primary role is now to guide the development of the division and strengthen its profitability, with a major focus on energy transition and technology.