Dr Andrew Tyler CBE has been appointed chairman at leading UK crane rental house Ainscough Crane Hire with immediate effect.
Tyler’s background includes positions at Algeco Group, Northrop Grumman (Europe), and the UK Ministry of Defence.
Peter Gibbs, formerly Ainscough chief operating officer, has been appointed chief executive officer. New to the company is Ian Scapens who has been appointed chief financial officer. He was previously at Renold.
Ainscough’s majority owner is funds managed by GSO Capital Partners. Commenting on the moves Paulo Eapen, senior managing director and head of GSO Europe, said, “We are delighted to appoint Andrew as chairman of Ainscough Crane Hire. Andrew brings a wealth of relevant experience in industrials and support services, as well as deep market knowledge. His addition complements and adds to the strengths of the existing executive team, under the leadership of Peter Gibbs. We look forward to working together in building on Ainscough’s success as the UK’s leading crane hire company.”