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Hiab appoints Carl Gustaf Göransson Senior Vice President for Hiab's global markets business unit



Hiab, part of Cargotec, has appointed Carl Gustaf Göransson as Senior Vice President responsible for Hiab's global markets business unit and a member of the Hiab management team as of 1 May 2013. Mr Göransson is experienced in the construction equipment and automotive business, and he joins Hiab from Volvo Construction Equipment where he was Managing Director and General Manager EMEA West, Region EMEA. Mr Göransson is based in Munich, Germany.

"We are building Hiab's sales organisation and network to become the industry benchmark for customer satisfaction globally. Carl Gustaf Göransson has extensive working experience in business development and leading an international sales operation. Appointing him further strengthens our global markets organisation," says Axel Leijonhufvud, President, Hiab.

Hiab offers products, services and spare parts for on-road transport and delivery. With Hiab products, the customer can move, hoist, load and unload products, equipment and materials. Our comprehensive product portfolio includes Hiab loader cranes, Hiab Multilift demountables, Hiab Loglift forestry cranes, Hiab Jonsered recycling cranes, Hiab Moffett and Princeton PiggyBack® truck-mounted forklifts as well as Zepro, Del and Waltco tail lifts.

For further information please contact:
Axel Leijonhufvud, President, Hiab; tel. + 46 705 98 31 76
Lotta Clausen, Communications Director, Hiab; tel. +46 372 37 81 38

Hiab is the world's leading provider of on-road load handling equipment. Our high performance product range includes loader cranes, forestry and recycling cranes, demountables, truck-mounted forklifts and tail lifts. We aim to set the industry benchmark for customer satisfaction by providing products and services that meet customer needs globally. Hiab's workforce numbers 3,000 people.
Hiab is part of Cargotec. Cargotec's sales totalled EUR 3.3 billion in 2012 and it employs approximately 10,000 people. Cargotec's class B shares are quoted on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki under symbol CGCBV. 

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