Leslie L. Middleton

Leslie L. Middleton, Executive Vice President, Americas and EU Mobile Cranes

Mr. Middleton has served as Executive Vice President, Americas and EU Mobile Cranes since November 2020. Mr. Middleton joined Manitowoc in February 2016 with responsibility for the Americas business and has been instrumental in optimizing operations, developing and implementing lean strategies, increasing the velocity of new product development and delivering growth initiatives in the region. Prior to joining Manitowoc, Mr. Middleton served as a Managing Director U.S. Minerals and EVP Operations at Weir Minerals North America from 2014 to 2016. From 2009 to 2013, he served as Vice President and General Manager of Gardner Denver. Prior to Gardner Denver, Mr. Middleton served as Director of Manufacturing at Magnet Schultz of America from 2004 to 2009, and Director of Manufacturing and Performance Systems at Vapor Corporation from 1995 to 2004.