Manheim, PA – Harrington Hoists Inc., in order to more effectively serve their customers in the U.S. and around the world, is pleased to announce two changes to its executive staff.  Scott Miller has been promoted from Vice President of Operations of Harrington Hoists, Inc. to the position of Managing Director of their KITO Europe Operations. Carlo Lonardi has been promoted from Vice President of Sales and Marketing to Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Harrington Hoists, Inc., effective immediately. Both positions place key executives in leadership positions to help Harrington Hoists, Inc. and the KITO Corporation continue to improve their service level to their customers.
Miller began his career with Harrington Hoists, in 1986 as a sales representative.  He later took over and defined the position of Product Sales Manager in 1998 and finally, in 2003, assumed the senior leadership position as Vice President of Operations. As a well recognized professional in the overhead lifting business, Scott also held the position as President of the Hoist Manufacturer’s Institute (HMI) an important technical and marketing group for the industry. Miller holds a degree from Shippensburg University.  As Managing Director of KITO Europe, Miller will be responsible for creating a customer centric, high quality business.

Lonardi began his career with Harrington Hoists, Inc. as the Eastern Division Sales Manager in 1997 and was promoted to VP of Sales & Marketing in 2007. Carlo holds a B.S. degree in Business Management from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.  His energy and passion have been instrumental in the continued growth of the company and his dedication to serving their customers is well regarded throughout the industry. As Chief Operating Officer of Harrington Hoists, Inc., Carlo will be responsible for increasing overall customer satisfaction as well as optimizing business performance.

With Lonardi in place at Harrington Hoists, Inc. , Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Harrington Hoists, Inc. and President of Kito Americas, Inc.  Edward (Ned) Hunter will increase his focus on adding the infrastructure necessary to serve their customers in North and South America.

Headquartered in Manheim, PA., Harrington Hoists, Inc., a Kito Group Company, is a leading manufacturer and supplier of electric chain and wire rope hoists, air powered hoists, lever hoists, manual hand chain hoists, trolleys, cranes and crane components.