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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
After 15 years in the post Tim Whiteman is relinquishing his position as CEO and managing director of IPAF. Andy Studdert – former IPAF president – will act as interim CEO while the Federation searches for a new CEO. The IPAF board recruited Tim Whiteman as MD in 2004 to take on the challenge of […]
JLG Industries has announced leadership promotions in its Asia-Pacific (APAC), North American and Europe-Middle East-Africa-India-Russia (EMEAIR) aftermarket operations. David Wei, has been named associate director of Aftermarket for JLG’s APAC operations. Wei will be responsible for the strategic direction of all service, parts sales, training and quality in the region. His new role will be […]
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LHA March/April 2020
In this month's issue
Face Time: Martin Eade of GMG and Almac.
LEEA promotes Global Lifting Awareness Day #GLAD2020.
Electric and Hybrid EWPS.
IPAF report into EWP accidents.
The Insider: Expansion must be done with care says Ashley Thacker.