Paul Bidwell, marketing manager of Manitou UK, has died suddenly at the age of 58.
Paul was a popular figure in the British plant industry and with staff at Manitou UK, where he had worked for over 25 years.
Jonathan Tapp, managing director, said, “Paul was a well loved member of the staff here at Manitou and so I am sure you can appreciate we have lost a dear and valued colleague and our thoughts go out to all Paul’s family and friends.”
Brian Bradford, managing director of Manitou Dealer Northern Lift Trucks (NI) Ltd, added, “It was with great shock and sadness that we learnt of the recent untimely death of Paul Tidwell. I have known Paul since he started with Manitou in the sales administration department more than 25 years ago.
“Paul was a kind, good hearted man who was well liked by everyone in the industry. Our thoughts and prayers are with his wife and family at this difficult time. He will be sorely missed.”