Durante Rentals names new president
By Lindsey Anderson04 August 2020
Durante Rentals has appointed Liam Harrington as its new president. Harrington previously served as Durante’s COO since May 2019. In his new role, Harrington will be responsible for day-to-day operations, sales, marketing, technology and finance.
“I want to first thank Anthony Durante and our Board of Directors for this promotion. I also realize that this opportunity would not have been possible without the dedication and support of our employees. I look forward to working with everyone on the team even more in my new position,” Harrington said. “Over the past 10 years, I have been fortunate enough to work with some of the best executives, both inside and outside of the equipment rental industry. My management style emulates what I have learned from these exceptional leaders.”
“Since joining Durante Rentals last year, Liam has quickly gained the respect of our employees, executive team and investors by quickly improving our operations and demonstrating his passion for the company,” said Durante CEO Anthony Durante. “His engaging management style and drive to improve all aspects of the company has helped evolve the culture of Durante Rentals. Our employees have flourished under his management.
“Liam and I make excellent partners. Our different background and experience are complementary and bring out the best in one another. I look forward to working with Liam for many years to come,” Anthony concluded.
Harrington has more than nine years of experience in the construction equipment rental industry and previously worked as CFO and VP of finance for Safway Group and as director of finance at United Renatls. Harrington has a B.A. in Economics from Stony Brook University, an M.B.A. in Finance from The Ohio State University and a M.S. in Financial Mathematics from the University of Chicago.
Durante Rentals was formed in 2009 and has 10 locations throughout the New York tri-state area.