Hubtex Australia

25th anniversary heralds a new era for Hubtex Australia

2020 sees big changes at Hubtex Australia. In a move designed to secure the long-term future of the business, the company will become a subsidiary of Hubtex HQ in Germany and become one of the largest branches worldwide. To mark this transition, Hubtex Australia will introduce Bruce Peatman as new CEO, and Lars Beuel as […]

09/09/2020 - 22:58 pm

Brian Parker appointed as IPAF head of safety and technical

International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) has announced the appointment of Brian Parker as the head of Safety and Technical. He joins from AFI-Uplift Ltd and will take up the post on 2 October, reporting to IPAF’s CEO and managing director, Peter Douglas. Most recently, Parker was group business development manager-Technical Support at AFI and brings […]

21/08/2020 - 15:09 pm

Toyota Industries Corporation appoints Brett Wood as senior executive officer

Brett Wood, the president and CEO of Toyota Material Handling (TMHNA), has been appointed as senior executive officer of Toyota Industries Corporation (TICO) – TMHNA’s parent company. Wood becomes the only non-Japanese TICO executive. Wood, a 31-year veteran of Toyota, will maintain his current responsibilities as TMHNA president and CEO in addition to his new […]

28/07/2020 - 17:35 pm

The Crosby Group names new general manager, Load Monitoring

The Crosby Group has appointed Thomas Dietvorst general manager, load monitoring, as David Ayling, the former owner of the Straightpoint (SP) company steps into a consultancy role. Dietvorst will take the reins at SP’s manufacturing facility and headquarters, co-located in Hampshire, UK that became Crosby’s centre of excellence for load monitoring and measurement following the […]

23/03/2020 - 16:29 pm

Graziano Cassinelli to lead LiuGong’s Rental and Used Equipment Business

Graziano Cassinelli has joined Chinese manufacturer, LiuGong to lead its newly formed Global Rental & Used Equipment unit. As director – Global Rental and Used Equipment, Cassinelli brings a knowledge and experience from years working in all aspects of the rental and used equipment business. Kevin Thieneman, vice president of LiuGong Machinery and chairman of […]

13/01/2020 - 08:30 am

New Genie director of technical services in Australia, APAC and China

Focused on proactively supporting aerial equipment customers in Australia, countries in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region and China, Craig Kittle has accepted the position of Genie director of technical service for APAC and China, Terex AWP. In this role, Kittle has responsibility for coordinating and actively managing the Genie® brand’s technical service, used equipment and product […]

26/11/2019 - 11:41 am

IPAF appoints new CEO and Managing Director

The International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) has appointed Peter Douglas as its new CEO and managing director, following a thorough recruitment process that attracted almost 50 applicants from around the world. The new CEO & MD will take up post on 1 December 2019 and will be based in the UK. Most recently Douglas was […]

01/11/2019 - 11:10 am

Verton Australia appoints national sales manager

Lifting and orientation solutions specialist, Verton Australia, has appointed Adam Wallace as its National sales manager, in response to interest in the company’s R-Series load management system for crane safety. R-Series was developed in Queensland with state and federal government support. Verton’s managing director, Trevor Bourne, said that Wallace joins the company after working for […]

30/10/2019 - 09:25 am

Rob Smith new Konecranes President and CEO

Rob Smith has been appointed as Konecranes president and CEO by the board of directors, he will assume the role on 1 February 2020. In the intervening period chief financial officer (CFO) and deputy CEO, Teo Ottola will be acting CEO. Konecranes’ chairman of the board, Christoph Vitzthum, said, “Konecranes has concluded the integration following […]

08/10/2019 - 09:57 am

Engineers Australia welcome new CEO

Engineers Australia has appointed Dr Bronwyn Evans HonFIEAust FTSE CPEng as chief executive officer. Dr Evans is an experienced and respected CEO who brings a wealth of leadership and commercial and policy expertise gained across a career spanning both corporate and not-for-profit roles at the forefront of engineering in Australia and globally. These have included […]

09/09/2019 - 12:59 pm

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July/August 2020

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