TRT has appointed Marc Baumback to the role of country manager for TRT Australia starting at the role on 12 October 2020.
Based at TRT’s Brisbane operations, he will lead business growth and product development plans throughout Australia and Papua New Guinea.
TRT aims to grow within Australia through further expansion into key industry sectors, including construction, transport, resource and defence. The expansion includes the advancement and innovation of the TIDD PC28 pick and carry crane, manufactured product including TRT Trailers, the launch of new products and the management of key Australian distribution arrangements, including Manitowoc and, most recently, Kobelco Crawler Cranes.
Baumback will also support Lawrence Baker, COO and both directors, Bruce and Robert Carden.
TRT’s Director of Innovation and Sales Bruce Carden said this is a critical leadership role for TRT.
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“Marc’s depth of experience in leading businesses through growth and change, in challenging environments with a global perspective, is aligned to accelerate the delivery of our strategic objectives and to enhance the growing reputation TRT has as a quality OEM manufacturer and leader of industry innovation. The management team and Board of Directors look forward to working with Marc,” he said.
Originally from Queensland, Baumback’s experience spans a long career, in a variety of roles and in several international locations.
Baumback said it is an exciting challenge and a change for him.
“TRT Australia is embarking on the next phase of growth with a range of manufactured and imported product, with the TIDD Crane and TRT Trailers at its foundation. TRT’s strategic partnerships with Manitowoc, Grove, Kobelco and Hiab are evidence of the trust TRT has gained from within the industry to deliver integrated solutions to customers,” he said.
“I’m delighted to have this opportunity to lead TRT Australia and to be backed by a dedicated, experienced and professional team both here in Australia and in New Zealand, a team who are completely aligned to contributing to a safer, more innovative future in the industries we serve.”