Wim will be responsible for leading the business in Europe, Middle East & Africa, and assumes the role from Jason Colwell who will move back to the United States after nearly a decade in Europe. Jason will remain within the company until May to facilitate a smooth transition.

Wim has been with The Crosby Group for over six years and has served in various leadership roles within the organization, including most recently serving as Vice President, Commercial for EMEA.

“Wim is an experienced leader, with a wide range of expertise and knowledge in the lifting and rigging industry. We are very excited with him assuming this new role which will bring great value to the region”, says Robert Desel, CEO, The Crosby Group. “I also want to thank Jason Colwell who has led the EMEA team during the last 4 years. His leadership and significant contributions to the company are sincerely appreciated.”

Wim has a degree in Engineering from Saxion University of Applied Sciences, and 15 years of experience in the lifting industry.