All Appointments Articles

David Johns brings huge experience to PAC
PAC (Powered Access Certification) the UK, company specialising in machine certification and technical advice has a new technical officer, David Johns B.Sc.
ALL Erection moves into new corporate building
ALL Erection & Crane Rental in the US has relocated its corporate headquarters
Armin Rappen joins Mateco board
Armin Rappen has been appointed to the executive board of Mateco AG. Mr Rappen will join the board from 1 March 2009 and will assume some of the responsibilities of the chairman Wolfgang Roth: including: sales, marketing, technology and purchasing.
Manitowoc appoints engineering and innovation SVP
Andreas Schwer has been appointed senior vice president of global engineering and innovation at Manitowoc Cranes
Lend Lease promotes Steve McCann to CEO
Australian construction and real estate company Lend Lease has named its current finance director Steve McCann as its new CEO.
Ranger to represent Aichi in UK and Ireland
Aichi Corporation has appointed Ranger Equipment Ltd as its dealer for the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland.
Australia and US share rental business experiences
The Global Rental Alliance's (GRA) professional exchange programme is up and running with the first participant, Peter Maginnis, a branch manager with American Rentals in California, now gaining experience of the Australian rental market with Kennards Hire in Sydney.
Scutt and Williams join Loxam Access
Mark Scutt, formerly of Access Rentals, has recently joined Loxam Access as the branch manager of the company's UK London East branch. Mr Scutt has worked in the access industry for many years.
Cargotec promotions
Axel Leijonhufvud has been appointed senior vice president, product supply, at Cargotec. He is now a member of the executive board and reports to Mikael Mäkinen, president and CEO
Jones leaves Lavendon to pursue new projects
Peter Jones, head of UK Group technical services is set to leave Lavendon at the end of the year to pursue an independent career in engineering and operational management consultancy.
Trapletti and new law will help promote UpRight in Switzerland
Rico Trapletti has joined Schuler & Schloemmer, UpRight's distributor in Switzerland, which is expanding its operations in response to major changes to the aerial lift market. Previously, Swiss law allowed working at heights over 3.5m to be carried out using baskets on fork lift trucks. All of this type of work must now be carried out using access equipment.
Manitou has new COO
Christian Caleca has joined Manitou as chief operations officer, a new position. Mr Caleca now leads the company's industrial, domestic and international commercial, purchasing and logistics, and quality departments, as well as its research and development activities.
Spider hires industrial sales rep
Don Hatch will be responsible for Spider's Midwestern clients.
New Potain dealer in Belgium
Manitowoc has appointed BLE as the dealer for its line of Potain self-erecting cranes in Belgium. The company is already the dealer for Grove mobile cranes in the country. The new arrangement began in July
RSC promotes developer of online equipment management tool
RSC Equipment Rental has promoted Gordon McDonald to vice president of managed services, in charge of RSC’s ‘Total Control’ equipment management software. He was previously director of managed services.
A new representative for IPAF France.
IPAF (The International Powered Access Federation) has appointed Pascal Deher as its new representative in France with immediate effect.
YIT names Juhani Pitkäkoski as CEO
YIT has appointed Juhani Pitkäkoski as its new president and CEO, replacing Hannu Leinonen with immediate effect
Smith promoted to VP at Snorkel
David Smith has been promoted to vice president, operations, for Snorkel International.
Enigma appoints sales manager for UK and Ireland
UK company Enigma Vehicle Systems PLC, has appointed David White sales manager for the UK and Ireland. Mr White has 15 years experience in the industry and has joined the company from Trafficmaster, where he was dealer account manager. His appointment is part of a rapid expansion at Enigma where staff numbers have doubled in the last year to meet customer demand.
Balfour Beatty creates COO role
Balfour Beatty has appointed Andrew McNaughton to the new role of chief operating officer (COO) and to the company's Board from 1 January.
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