IPAF has appointed Dave Roddy as its UK market manager. Roddy will start his new role on Sept. 1.
“IPAF has created the new position of UK market manager to bring greater depth to the support it offers its UK members,” said IPAF CEO Tim Whiteman. “Dave brings a wealth of experience from working with manufacturers and interacting with companies throughout the UK that will benefit all our operations.”
Roddy has a proven record of sales and account management experience within the industrial and construction, hospitality and food sectors. He has been territory sales manager for Genie UK for the past five years, where he managed a portfolio of regional rental companies in the North of England and Scotland, and was responsible for developing additional business, identifying new sales opportunities in rental markets and developing account strategies for each key customer. Before joining Genie, he held account manager positions with Haulotte (2007 to 2011) and JLG (2006 to 2007). He gained previous account planning, staff management and training experience in diverse sectors ranging from industrial services to food and hospitality.
On his new position with IPAF, Roddy said, “This exciting role demonstrates IPAF’s commitment to the growing UK membership and the contribution we can all make to the global access market. I am extremely pleased to be chosen as the first UK market manager for IPAF and look forward to working with current and new members of the organisation.”