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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.
Metrolift announces new appointments
Company’s sales team expands with addition of two new personnel
Two new faces at Terex AWP Global
Siva Balakrishnan has been appointed as Terex AWP's vice president and general manager of global services and Joe George becomes vice president of global sales and customer service. Both men will report directly to Tim Ford, president of Terex AWP.
Ken "Hutch" Hutchison joins Snorkel as director of key accounts
Snorkel International has appointed Kim "Hutch" Hutchison as director of key accounts and used equipment.
Chris Mellott becomes JLG's vice president of Ground Support
JLG has promoted Chris Mellott to the position of vice president of Ground Support. This is a newly created position and gives Mr Mellott global responsibility for JLG's service centres and aftermarket parts business, including Ground Support strategies, initiatives and business development.
Sunbelt co-founder Smart joins RSC
RSC Equipment Rental has appointed Thomas F Smart as vice-president – sales, a newly created position. Mr Smart has 27 years experience in the US rental industry and was a co-founder of Sunbelt Rentals in 1983.
Riwal buys share of 123lift and employs Jeff Eisenberg
Riwal has further expanded its growing European footprint by acquiring a 70% share of Estonian access rental company 123lift. The company has also expanded its management team with the appointment of finance specialist Jeff Eisenberg.
AFI Direct gets new customer services manager
UK rental company AFI-Uplift has appointed Les Wood as customer services manager of AFI Direct.
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