11/02/2020 - 17:07 pm

Sat Dhaiwal joins GGR Group as new Independent Board Advisor

The GGR Group, one of Europe’s leading lifting solutions specialists, has announced the appointment of Sat Dhaiwal as its new Independent Board Advisor. The company supplies vacuum handling equipment, compact pick and carry cranes, UNIC mini spider cranes and restricted access lifting machinery and Sat has been appointed to help accelerate the company’s vision for growth and development over the next few years.

Graeme Riley, CEO of GGR Group said “As one of the market leaders in the lifting industry, GGR Group is continually looking for ways to grow the business and further strengthen its position in the market. Sat offers the experience to help take GGR Group to the next level. His knowledge is sure to prove invaluable and the board looks forward to working with him”

Sat has extensive experience and is an industry expert.  He was CEO of A-Plant for 16 years and a Director of its parent company Ashtead Group plc, a FTSE-100 organisation.  During his 25-year period with A-Plant, he also received 12 awards of recognition, including Hire person of the year 2018 and European Rental Person of the Year 2016.

“I am delighted to join GGR and work alongside Graeme, Gill and the management team to maximise the growth opportunities,” said Sat. “ GGR is a clear market leader in its field and has the potential to accelerate its growth over the coming years. Its customer service, industry knowledge and delivery capability sets it ahead of its competitors”.

The GGR Group was established in 1995 by brother and sister team Graeme and Gill Riley, who now hold the posts of chief executive and managing director respectively. Starting from small beginnings, the company now employs over 160 people across three UK sites; its headquarters in Oldham, near Manchester; Haddenham in Buckinghamshire and at Blantyre in Scotland. The company also has a network of around 30 dealers across Europe and the United Arab Emirates.  In 2016 GGR won the Queens Award for International Trade.

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