She has served as Manitowoc’s Interim General Counsel and Assistant Secretary since May 2022
Crane manufacturer Manitowoc has announced the appointment of Jennifer Peterson as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary.
According to the firm, she has served as its Interim General Counsel and Assistant Secretary since May 2022 and joins the executive leadership team with more than 20 years of legal experience from both in-house and private practice.
At the 2022 Construction Machinery Middle East awards the company was shortlisted in the ‘Crane of the Year’ and ‘Outstanding Manufacturer of the Year’ categories.
Peterson’s other roles within the company include serving as Vice President and Associate General Counsel since April 2021 and Associate General Counsel – Litigation and Product Safety since January 2018.
“I am excited to have Jennifer take this key role for Manitowoc. I’ve worked closely with Jennifer for over four years, and her leadership and experience in leading the increasing demands from stakeholders on global legal, risk, and compliance programs makes her the ideal person to ensure our company is positioned for long-term success in these areas,” commented Aaron H. Ravenscroft, President and Chief Executive Officer.
In September 2021 the company updated its Grove TMS9000-2 truck crane with more power and faster setup features, while in June 2022, it launched a new version of the Potain MCT 565 for short-jib applications.