Paul Bidwell Marketing Manager Manitou Ltd UK Manitou dies at the age of 58

It is with great sadness that we inform you of the sudden death of Paul Bidwell, Marketing Manager of Manitou UK Ltd on Friday 13 May 2016 at the age of 58.
Paul was a well-loved member of the Manitou UK staff and had been with the Company for over 25 years.
Jonathan Tapp Managing Director conveyed the feelings of the Company by saying “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 also added ““It was with great shock and sadness that we learnt of the recent untimely death of Paul Bidwell.
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.”
A celebration of Paul’s life will be held at Poole Crematorium on Tuesday 24 th May 2016 with a reception to be held at the Bridge House Hotel, Ferndown Dorset.