Lavendon Group has appointed Wayne Smith to the position of corporate development director.
Mr Smith joins Lavendon from temporary power provider Aggreko at which he was director of business development. He joined Aggreko in 2013 from LaFarge where he held a number of senior roles across China, Southeast Asia and North America.
With a strong background in the rental industry and expansive knowledge of international business development and new market entry strategies, Lavendon said Smith is well positioned to help it achieve its goals.
Don Kenny, Lavendon Group chief executive officer, commented, “The appointment of Wayne Smith is pivotal in realising the next stage in the group’s development. We believe the organisation has a strong platform and is now well positioned to achieve its future ambitions. Wayne brings a solid background of delivering business growth and I look forward to working with him and the senior management team over the coming months and years to take the business forward.”
Mr Smith formally takes up his appointment on 23 May and will be based in Lavendon Group headquarters in Leicestershire, UK.