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Company’s sales team expands with addition of two new personnel
Hewden's managing director Brian Sherlock left the company on 4 July and has been replaced by Doug Sprout, previously finance director of Finning (UK).
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.
Holt Crane & Equipment has become Link-Belt's distributor for 47 counties in north, central and east Texas, US
Ellen Steck, former vice president of marketing for RSC Equipment Rental, has rejoined former RSC parent company Atlas Copco as vice president of communications and branding. Ms Steck will be based in Belgium.
Snorkel International has appointed Kim "Hutch" Hutchison as director of key accounts and used equipment.
At its 25th anniversary celebration, Belgium company, Heli, was able to announce two exclusive dealership arrangements. The company which specialises in the rental, sales and maintenance of aerial equipment, is now the exclusive distributor of UpRight on the Belgian market and Bluelift in Belgium, Luxemburg and Northern France.
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.
Wolfgang Anzengruber has resigned as CEO of Palfinger to join Austian energy company Verbund.
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.
Eric Nielsen, the head of Volvo's excavator business has joined Terex as president of Terex Materials Processing & Mining. Last year the division, which makes mining trucks and shovels, rock drills and crushing & screening equipment, accounted for US$ 2.09 billion of Terex's US$ 9.14 billion total revenues.
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.
Biljax is extending its trailer boom market by the addition of service dealers across the USA, the latest of these is H&E Equipment Services.
UK rental company AFI-Uplift has appointed Les Wood as customer services manager of AFI Direct.
JLG has promoted Denny Buterbaugh to vice president of government projects and programmes for JLG Industries.
Alimak Hek has announced that it is establishing operations in the Middle East. Opening of the sales support office, which will be in Dubai's Jebel Free Zone, is in line with Alimak Hek's strategy to expand into additional geographic markets.
Philippe Clover, the former Hertz Equipment Rental Co (HERC) and Caterpillar rental executive, has joined Indian rental company Quippo Infrastructure Equipment as its president.
Rob van Gelder will take over as chairman of Heijmans' Executive Board from 1 July following the resignation of Guus Hoefsloot. Joep Brentjens has also stood down as chairman of the company's Supervisory Board. He will be replaced from 1 July by André Olijslager, a member of the Supervisory Board since April last year.
Terex AWP (aerial work platforms) has appointed Peter Whittall as director of aftermarket service for Europe, Middle East, Africa and Russia (EMEAR).
CRH has appointed Myles Lee as group chief executive designate. He will take over at the head of the construciton materials giant at the end of this year on the retirement of current chief executive Liam O'Mahony.