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Coates Hire appoints Leigh Ainsworth as CEO
Coates Hire’s new chief executive officer is Leigh Ainsworth, who will replace interim CEO Ray Romano in early November. Mr Romano took over the position following Malcolm Jackman’s departure in May.
Result Group recruits rental professional
Former rental company executive Nick McDowell has joined rental software company Result Group as sales manager for its Express product.
JLG senior vice president of engineering retires
Wayne MacDonald has announced his retirement from senior vice president of engineering at JLG.
Arne Dirckinck-Holmfeld to join PB Lifttechnik
Arne Dirckinck-Holmfeld, sales and marketing director at Irish scaffold and access tower manufacturer Instant UpRight, is to leave the company at the end of the year and join German powered access manufacturer PB Lifttechnik as export director.
Grigory Grif appointed head of Ramirent in Russia
Ramirent has appointed Grigory Grif, 43, as its country manager for Russia. Mr Grif has been general manager of Ramirent's St Petersburg operations since 2004.
Former Coates executives join New Zealand's Hirequip
Hirequip, one of New Zealand’s largest equipment rental companies, has appointed former Coates Hire executives Garry Woods and Barry Meale as directors. Mr Woods will be chairman, replacing Kim Ellis, who is leaving the board after almost two years in the post.
Trachtenberg to retire from Mobile Mini
Mobile Mini Inc said its executive vice president and chief financial officer since 1995, Lawrence Trachtenberg, will retire at the end of 2008. Mr Trachtenberg, who will continue to sit on Mobile’s board of directors after his retirement and act as part-time advisor, will be succeeded by Mark Funk, who will join Mobile Mini on 3 November from Deutsche Bank Securities Inc’s Structured Debt Group, where is a managing director.
Algeco appoints European human resources director
Algeco has appointed Olga Damiron as its new human resources director for Europe. Her role, which is a new one for Algeco, is to foster a common human resources policy across the 17 European countries where Algeco operates.
Verania Costa Rivas leaves UpRight for Platform Sales Europe
Verania Costa Rivas has left UpRight after seven years as district manager for Southern Europe. She will be replaced by Enrique Garcia who takes on responsibility for Southern Europe along side his product support duties
Former Cramo executive Magnus Rosén to lead Ramirent
The former Cramo executive Magnus Rosén has been appointed as the next president and chief executive officer of Ramirent. Mr Rosén, who is expected to start work on January 15 2009, will succeed present CEO Kari Kallio who earlier this year declared his intention to retire from the company in 2009.
Genie appoints new senior compliance and applications engineer
Luke Webber, who has been with Genie Industries since 1999 as a mechanical engineer, has been appointed to the new position of senior compliance and applications engineer.
Israel Celli returns to industry with Case Construction
Ex-JLG Industries sales executive Israel Celli is returning to the construction equipment industry with Case Construction Equipment as vice president sales and marketing for the European region. He will report directly to Case's chief executive officer and president Jim McCullough.
MEC announces personnel changes
MEC adds Gary Crook as director of new product development and Rob Hime has been appointed to its sales team.
Kneeland confirmed as CEO at United Rentals
United Rentals has appointed Michael Kneeland as president and chief executive officer. Mr Kneeland, who was unanimously selected by United’s board, has been interim CEO since June 2007.
A-Plant creates access sales director
Rental company A-Plant has promoted Steve King to the new position of sales director for the UK company's Powered Access business, part of A-Plant Specialist Products.
SIA welcomes new president Bill Breault Jr.
More than 500 attend scaffold industry’s 36th annual convention and expo as presidency is handed over
Investment banker joins RSC
RSC Equipment Rental, Inc. in the US has named Kevin Drumm to the new position of senior vice president - strategic development. Mr Drumm has 13 years' experience in investment banking, finance, and corporate law.
JLG announces personnel changes
Jeff Ford to replace Heidi Stoner as marketing communications manager
Algeco Scotsman appoints Stokel to oversee global growth
Algeco Scotsman, the modular space and storage rental company formed by the merger of Williams Scotsman and Algeco, has appointed William Stokel to the newly created post of vice president of business development. He will be responsible for merger and acquisition activities in Algeco Scotsman's existing areas and new markets including Asia, the Middle East and South America.
Christoph Kaml to be Palfinger's chief financial officer
Palfinger has brought its management board up to four members again with the appointment of Christoph Kaml as chief financial officer. The other members of the team are Herbert Ortner and Wolfgang Pilz who have been chief marketing officers since 2003 - Mr Ortner was made CEO in June 2008 - and Martin Zender who has been chief operating officer since January this year.
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