Marco and Lars are paving the way for our new on-the-job series. Each episode introduces colleagues from our global sales and service team in a short video clip. They take us behind the scenes of their everyday work at PALFINGER and provide deep insights into the company. The clips show the diverse faces behind PALFINGER’s segment SEA. Every single one of them contributes to the success of one of the world’s leading manufacturers in the maritime field. Aside from the extensive expertise they bring to their roles, it is their unique personalities that build trust among their customers at the end of the day.

Selling safety across the seas

Teamwork, flexibility and innovation: according to Marco Destro, these are the three words that best describe his job at PALFINGER as regional sales director for boats and davits.

The best moment I had in sales? That was when we secured an order for boats and davits together with our deck equipment division.

Marco Destro, Regional Sales Director Americas

Marco Destro is regional is working as sales director for boats and davits at PALFINGER.

The Italian native came to Harderwijk, Netherlands, 11 years ago. In his on-the-job video, he talks about his favorite product and one of his most peculiar customer requests while showing us around his workplace …

Defying wind, weather and heights

Wind crane service engineer Lars Gorissen cherishes his adventurous and challenging missions at PALFINGER. More than 13 years of experience in this field make Lars indispensable to his colleagues in Schiedam, Netherlands. Freezing temperatures and dizzying heights can’t sway his passion for the job.

The coldest service job I had was on a wind farm in the North Sea. With wind chill, it was -5 degrees.

Lars Gorissen, Service Engineer for wind cranes

PALFINGER service engineer Lars Gorissen doing his job on a wind platform

In his on-the-job video, Lars tells us what his main tasks are, what challenges his job involves and what his personal highlight is …

Stay tuned for ‘PALFINGERs on the job: part two’!

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