Peter Douglas appointed as IPAF’s new CEO

Following a thorough and global recruitment process, Peter Douglas has been appointed as the new managing director and CEO of the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF). The new CEO & MD will take up post on 1 December 2019 and will be based in the UK. Most recently Douglas was managing director at Pullman Fleet […]

01/11/2019 - 11:15 am

Alex Hopper joins Straightpoint’s Inside Sales Team

Portsmouth, UK-based force measurement equipment manufacturer Straightpoint (SP), a Crosby Group company, has added Alex Hopper to its inside sales team. Hopper, who will be based at the company’s Havant, Hampshire facility, joins Lauren Johnson, sales and customer support executive, in the inside sales team, and reports to David Ayling, global business development director for […]

03/09/2019 - 07:54 am

Nicola Ridges-Jones Appointed New Chair of UKWA

The United Kingdom Warehousing Association (UKWA) has confirmed the appointment of Nicola Ridges-Jones, managing director of MS Holdings (South) Ltd, as the association’s new chair. Nicola succeeds Stobart Aviation’s Graeme Undy, who had served in the role since 2016. Nicola said, “These are very exciting times and I’m delighted to be taking on responsibility for […]

18/08/2019 - 16:57 pm

Tim Kerr New Product Manager Stertil-Koni

Stertil-Koni a leader in heavy duty vehicle lifts – notably bus lifts and truck lifts – has announced that Tim Kerr has joined the company as product manager. Kerr will be responsible for spearheading a range of initiatives including Stertil-Koni’s new product concepts, advancing customer satisfaction and the training of Stertil-Koni’s North American distributor network. […]

23/07/2019 - 16:51 pm

Tim Whiteman steps down as CEO of IPAF

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 […]

08/07/2019 - 16:54 pm

New JLG Associate Director of Aftermarket for APAC Operations

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 […]

26/03/2019 - 10:08 am

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LHI October 2019

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