All Appointments Articles
Magnus Rosén took up his new post as chief executive officer of Ramirent today (15 January) and said he was ready for the challenge of leading the company through a difficult economic period. Mr Rosén replaces Kari Kallio who announced in May 2008 that he would retire from the business.
Golden Equipment Co. will represent Skyjack's newly acquired VR telehandler product line.
The International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) is gearing up to make this year’s Summit one of its best ever. Taking place in Dublin, Ireland on 2 April, the event will have the usual seminars and guest speakers but will be augmented by the first ever International Awards for Powered Access (IAPA), being jointly organized by IPAF and Access International.
Gwenne Henricks has been appointed president of UK-based diesel engine manufacturer Perkins.
Herman Van Rompuy has resigned from the Supervisory Board of Dutch contractor Bam, following his appointment as the Prime Minister of Belgium.
Dealership discussions between UK manufacturer Niftylift and Saudi Arabian company Salah + Abdulaziz Abahsain Heavy Equipment Division were finalised at the recent Big 5 Show in Dubai.
Terex AWP (Aerial Work Platforms) has appointed Martin Hauff to the position of vice president of sales for EMEAR (Europe, Middle East, Africa, and Russia). Hauff will report directly to Matt Fearon, Vice President and Managing Director of Terex AWP, EMEAR.
Canadian Forklift Distributors Ltd has added the US-built Master Craft rough terrain forklift products to the range of equipment it sells throughout Canada.
Chicagoland's rental house Metrolift has appointed Danielle Kendall and Chris Brown to its staff.
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 & Crane Rental in the US has relocated its corporate headquarters
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.
Andreas Schwer has been appointed senior vice president of global engineering and innovation at Manitowoc Cranes
Australian construction and real estate company Lend Lease has named its current finance director Steve McCann as its new CEO.
Aichi Corporation has appointed Ranger Equipment Ltd as its dealer for the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.