Genie names Simon A Meester as president

Genie has appointed Simon A Meester as president of Genie, effective from 1 August 2021. Meester will continue to report to John L Garrison Jr, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Terex Corporation and will join the company’s executive leadership team. Meester, who currently serves as CEO of Genie, joined Genie in 2018 from […]

29/07/2021 - 12:41 pm

Al Tanzil becomes Yoke’s VP of Americas

Yoke Industrial Corp, has promoted Al Tanzil to vice president of sales, Americas. As vice president, Tanzil will provide oversight and leadership for the company’s commercial expansion and business activities within the Yoke lifting division for North, Central and South America. He will be responsible for providing direct consultations of Yoke technical products and offering […]

27/07/2021 - 20:12 pm

Verich is Sinoboom market development director for Russia and CIS

Sinoboom has appointed Andy Verich in the role of market development director for Russia and the CIS regions, the position was effective from 1 July 2021. A seasoned professional with extensive knowledge of the Russian market, Verich brings with him a wealth of experience in successful business development, including almost a decade as managing director […]

15/07/2021 - 16:48 pm

Ranger signs industry veteran Oliver Auston

New South Wales, Australia-based Ranger Lifting has named industry veteran Oliver Auston technical consultant. He will continue to serve as a Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) board representative. Auston was co-founder of the UK brand Checkmate, a height safety pioneer, and has served on the LEEA board for over a decade, including a tenure as […]

05/07/2021 - 14:39 pm

LEEA appoints Duncan Barrier to its Technical Team

Duncan Barrier, formerly technical manager at Checkmate Lifting & Safety Ltd, has joined the LEEA Technical Team (LTT).  Barrier has a strong mechanical engineering background with 15 years’ experience in the lifting equipment and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) industries. In the early days of his career, Barrier won the Queens Award for Innovation and progressed […]

19/05/2021 - 17:51 pm

JLG appoints new VP of Digital Technology

David Bammel has been named as the vice president of Digital Technology for JLG and Jerr-Dan. He is taking over the reins for the development and execution of OshKosh’s  Access segment’s digital vision and strategy. Frank Nerenhausen, Oshkosh Corporation executive vice president and president of the company’s Access Segment said, “David is a thought-leader in […]

15/05/2021 - 09:21 am

Point of Rental recruits in Australian office

Point of Rental has recruited  Michael Pavlov  to the Australian office to help users maximise their rental software experience. Michael Pavlov is the Australian office’s first sales development representative; he’ll help determine the best solutions for potential clients. Born in Australia, he grew up in the US before returning to Australia for university, where he […]

05/02/2021 - 13:41 pm

More technical support at Access Hire Australia

In alignment with the Vision 2020 company strategy, Access Hire Australia has promoted Martin Astwood to technical support – Group across the Access Hire businesses. Astwood has been working in the access equipment industry for more than 20 years, originally working at leading equipment manufacturer Genie. Since being at Access Hire, Astwood has been an […]

25/01/2021 - 20:39 pm

Overcoming communication barriers at Kito

Ryo Fukasawa, who is in charge of product assembly at Kito’s Yamanashi Main Plant, was awarded, ‘Recognising excellent effort by a disabled worker, fiscal year 2020’ by the Japan Organisation for Employment of the Elderly, Persons with Disabilities and Job Seekers. Fukasawa said, “For people with hearing loss, communication barriers are high. Our team uses […]

15/12/2020 - 20:51 pm

New QHSE role at EnerMech

James Cassin has been appointed as the quality, health, safety and environment QHSE director at EnerMech. This is a new role at the company and reflects its commitment to pursuing a quality-driven agenda across its global business EnerMech specialises in providing integrated supply, operations, maintenance and engineering solutions in its core services of cranes and […]

12/10/2020 - 18:28 pm

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LHA July/August 2021

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