Harrington Hoists, Inc. Announces Top Executive Change

Manheim, PA – Harrington Hoists, Inc. is pleased to announce Edward (Ned) Hunter will take on the role of Executive Vice President and Senior Executive Officer of Harrington’s parent company, KITO Corporation, effective April 1, 2016. As second-in-command at KITO Corporation, Hunter will lead eleven of KITO’s fourteen operating subsidiaries. China, Korea, and Taiwan will remain a separate division. Hunter will also remain chairman of the Kito Americas, Inc. subsidiary. Hunter is the first individual from outside of Japan to serve in this position for the Tokyo based hoist chain manufacturer.

Hunter joined Harrington Hoists, Inc. as President and CEO in 2004. He was later named President and CEO of Kito Americas, Inc. where he added the infrastructure necessary to serve the company’s customers in North, South and Central America. In addition, Hunter has served as the leader of the EMEAOR region for four years. Hunter holds a B.B.A. in Economics from Temple University, Philadelphia, PA.

Headquartered in Manheim, PA., Harrington Hoists, Inc., a Kito Group Company, is a leading manufacturer and supplier of electric chain and wire rope hoists, air powered hoists, lever hoists, manual hand chain hoists, trolleys, cranes, crane components and below-the-hook / material handling equipment.

Contact: Dawn Hess

Harrington Hoists, Inc.

(717) 665-2000 ext. 1107


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