The Carmon Group Places Kelli MacDonald-Risner as Regional Leader of EH&S within Palfinger

Cleveland, OH (July 31, 2020) – The Carmon Group is pleased to announce that Kelli MacDonald-Risner has joined Palfinger as their Regional Head of Environmental, Health & Safety for the North American region. Kelli will have full responsibility for the oversight of all things EHS-related for Palfinger’s facilities throughout North America and will report directly into the company’s Vice President of Operations.

Kelli brings twenty years of EH&S-related experiences into the Palfinger business portfolio. Prior to joining Palfinger, Kelli was employed by Newell Brands since the 2012 timeframe. Her roles within Newell included Site EH&S Management assignments and was most recently a Regional Division EH&S leader within the company’s Writing portfolio. Prior assignments included rapidly advanced EH&S positions within Procter & Gamble and Honda of America. Kelli received her undergraduate degree in Occupational Health & Safety from Columbia Southern University.

About Palfinger ( Founded in 1932, PALFINGER is an Austrian-based manufacturer of hydraulic lifting, loading and handling systems. The PALFINGER Group comprises 86 companies in 34 countries, with roughly 35 manufacturing and assembly sites and approximately 5,000 sales and service locations around the globe. With 150 models and a market share of roughly 35%, the company is the world market leader in providing innovative, engineered solutions to a variety of vertical markets. The company’s product portfolio includes: loader cranes, timber and recycling cranes, marine cranes, winches and offshore cranes, wind cranes, access platforms, passenger lifts, mobile cranes, truck bodies, railway systems, and truck mounted forklifts.

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