Chris Thomas has been appointed finance director of Loxam Powered Access Division with effect from 1 January 2021. Thomas joined Nationwide Platforms in February 2019 and is a key strategic contributor and leader of the business. In his new capacity, Thomas will focus on maintaining business performance across the Loxam Powered Access Division and Nationwide […]
Martin Halford has joined the Board of The Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA). Martin is managing director and owner of Dynamic Load Monitoring (UK) Ltd, which specialises in the design and manufacture of load cells and load monitoring equipment. He is also director at Vulcan Offshore Ltd, an engineering services specialist for the offshore industry. […]
Liftket has appointed John Jones as the agent for the UK and Ireland. Jones has extensive experience in the hoist industry, and has held various senior roles during his career and worked with several world class hoist manufacturers including being the managing director of Pfaff and Lift Turn Move Ltd. Liftket Hoffmann GmbH manufactures electric […]
Topi Tiitola has been appointed senior vice president of Integration and Project Management Office and a member of the Konecranes leadership team. In his role Tiitola will be responsible for business integration and transformation projects. He will report to Rob Smith, president and CEO. Tiitola starts in his new position on 1 November 2020. Consequently, […]
Jamie Kirkbride has assumed a new role in The Crosby Group organisation as area sales manager, UK North, responsible for sales of the company’s portfolio, with brands including Crosby, Gunnebo Industries, Crosby Straightpoint and recently acquired leading mooring brand Crosby Feubo. In this new role, Kirkbride will relocate to Aberdeen in Scotland, regarded as the […]
EnerMech has appointed James Cassin to the newly created role of quality, health, safety and environment QHSE director as the integrated solutions specialist pushes 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 lifting, electrical and instrumentation, equipment rental, […]
Bronto Skylift has appointed Jarmo Kokkola (pictured) and Juha Särkijärvi as project managers to oversee and develop the total order-to-delivery process. Jarmo Kokkola is a long-time Brontonian with 12 years of experience from engineering, product management and sales within the company. Juha Särkijärvi on the other hand is a new member of the Bronto Family […]
Paul Rankin has been appointed UK managing director of Nationwide Platforms with effect from 1 October 2020. He takes on the role from Don Kenny, who as Loxam Powered Access Division CEO has held the interim UK MD role of Nationwide Platforms since March. Rankin has been MD of Nationwide Platforms’ sister operation in the […]
Pure Safety Group (PSG), the world’s largest independent and training company, with headquarters in Houston, Texas, has named Jeff Ward as chief executive officer. Previously president of the company’s international operations, Ward has spent the last 20 years in various marketing, sales, operations, and general management roles within premium industrial and consumer goods companies. Prior to […]
Leading Italian manufacturer of truck mounted hydraulic cranes PM S.p.A. has announced the appointment of Stefano Ghesini as sales director, Italy and the promotion of Marco Castiglione to export sales director. Ghesini, who has an extensive knowledge of the PM product, will be tasked with consolidating existing business relationships and expanding the main distribution channels […]
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LHI November/December 2020
In this month's issue
Face Time: industry’s eminent leaders to tell us about their year.
The Insider: Doug Stitt, of The Caldwell Group Inc, says don’t waste time over things you can’t control.
MEWP spiders – adoption and product development trends.