Raimondi Cranes promotes Domenico Ciano to CEO
Ciano will succeed Ahmed Alkhoshaibi who served as Raimondi’s CEO since 2009
Raimondi Cranes has promoted Domenico Ciano from chief operating offier to chief executive officer. Ciano will succeed Ahmed Alkhoshaibi, who served as Raimondi’s CEO since 2009 and will continue as a member of Raimondi’s board of directors.
With over 17 years of experience in the crane industry, Ciano joined Raimondi Cranes in 2014 as the company’s technical director. He was soon promoted to chief operating officer, where he was instrumental in developing Raimondi’s research and development capabilities and has been responsible for delivering a number of popular products to the global market.
Alkhoshaibi said: “I think it is important to highlight that above all else, we value and promote team members that demonstrate promise. Ciano’s wealth of in-house experience, together with his innovative approach to the crane industry, are only two of the reasons that the board of directors advocated for his appointment. I look forward to seeing Ciano’s passion, loyalty and drive rewarded through his position as our new CEO.”
Ciano said: “Having joined Raimondi Cranes five years ago, I was originally brought on to catalyze the company’s research and development segment, leading with intelligently-designed cranes and subsequently accessories. My mission at that time was heavily skewed to design engineering, and bringing products to market that would both elevate the company’s reputation and re-position Raimondi as a global leader in the tower and luffing crane segments.”
“Since 2014, Raimondi has launched a number of new products and a full accessories range, with extremely warm market reception. Every Raimondi product launch has been welcomed by strong sales and repeat purchasing; itself an indication of client satisfaction and acknowledgement of our technical advancements and product fit-for purpose,” he added.
As Raimondi expands into new markets around the world, particularly in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and North America, Ciano will drive the the roll-out of a number of new cranes in 2019. At bauma 2019, Raimondi unveiled the LR273 luffing crane LRH174 hydraulic luffing crane, and MRT573, the company’s largest tower crane.
“Raimondi’s commercial expansion plans will continue, bolstered by an experienced group of multinational team members We have aggressively recruited the strongest market professionals for our ever-growing team, the latest four senior appointments focusing on commercial activity and after sales,” he said.