In a move to strengthen our UK presence, Baumann is pleased to announce the appointment of Mark Bann as UK General Manager. Mark will take on this role with immediate effect.

In addition to overseeing the existing network of Baumann sideloader dealers in the UK and Ireland, Mark will be responsible for identifying vacant territories for Baumann, while attracting and working with new dealers.

Working in materials handling for over 13 years, Mark brings a wealth of knowledge and significant industry experience to the role. Baumann UK managing director, Jason Reynolds is pleased to have Mark on board. “I’m delighted to have Mark join our expanding team to help us manage increasing volumes and the demands of a growing dealer network,” said Jason.

“With his proven track record in sales and extensive experience in materials handling, I am certain Mark will excel in this role.”

The UK subsidiary of Baumann was established in August 2015 and has gone from strength to strength ever since. In 2016, Baumann was awarded the FLTA Award for Innovation for its patented Archimedes outreach system, the most important innovation in sideloader design in 40 years. The firm was also shortlisted in the same category in the 2017 awards for its new high performance electric model, the ELX50.

Concludes Jason: “I am looking forward to working closely with Mark to expand our UK presence and spread the word about Baumann’s innovations in the sideloader market.”

Based in Cavaion on the shores of Lake Garda, Baumann is a family-owned company that has led the sector for over 40 years, and now sells its products worldwide through 106 dealers in 76 countries.