Thibaut Le Besnerais has been named Global Product Director for Manitowoc’s Potain tower crane line. In this role, Le Besnerais will utilise his in-depth market knowledge to create and oversee product strategy for Manitowoc’s range of tower cranes built under the Potain brand.Rémi Deporte, currently Global Product Director for Mechanisms at Potain, will expand his responsibilities to include Manitowoc’s line of Potain self-erecting cranes. In this new role, Deporte will report to Le Besnerais. Le Besnerais, in turn, will report to Senior Vice President of Marketing and Product Management, Ingo Schiller. Le Besnerais will work closely with the regional executive vice presidents as well as with the company’s engineering, marketing, sales and operations teams to coordinate and facilitate new product launches and product updates. According to Schiller, Le Besnerais’ extensive working history at the company makes him an excellent fit for the role.