Reid Lifting invests in European customer support

Reid Lifting, the leading UK-based producer of aluminium portable lifting and access systems, has appointed Michael Stuhr as its new regional sales manager for the DACH and Benelux regions. This is the first time that Reid has appointed a sales manager based in Germany and he will bring more specialised, local knowledge to the role, […]

12/02/2021 - 19:01 pm
Rob Messina

Rob Messina returns to JLG as senior VP of product development and product management

Rob Messina has rejoined JLG’s  access team as senior vice president of product development and product management. In this new role, Messina will lead the global JLG and Jerr-Dan product development and product management teams.  The company’s access business includes a broad range of aerial and lifting equipment, including JLG boom lifts, scissor lifts, low-level […]

11/02/2021 - 21:58 pm

Ahern Ireland appoints field sales representative

Ahern Ireland has appointed of Sean Hopkins as field sales representative. This is a newly created position at Ahern Ireland, which expands the in-country team, reporting to David Roddy, sales director. In his new role, Hopkins will be responsible for maintaining existing customer relationships in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland, as well as […]

28/01/2021 - 13:17 pm

LHI welcomes Cindy Kirby to the team

LHI is pleased to announce that Cindy Kirby is joining our sales team and will be bringing her considerable experience to help serve advertisers in the Americas. Cindy has more than 23 years’ experience in publishing – specialising in the lifting industry and heavy construction. Kate Hearn, advertising director at 3H Media – the publisher […]

05/01/2021 - 12:43 pm

JLG announces sales changes in EMEAIR

JLG has announced that Etienne Bourcier returns to JLG, replacing Walter van Winckel, who is retiring in May 2021, as strategic key account director EMEAIR (Europe, Middle East, Africa, India and Russia). Van Winckel joined JLG in January 1997 as sales director, playing a crucial role at the start of JLG’s European Operations, based at […]

24/11/2020 - 13:42 pm

Chris Thomas appointed finance director of Loxam Powered Access Division

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 […]

12/11/2020 - 13:22 pm

Martin Halford joins LEEA board

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. […]

11/11/2020 - 11:46 am

Liftket adds support to UK and Irish market

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 […]

10/11/2020 - 14:03 pm

Changes in Konecranes leadership team

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, […]

27/10/2020 - 12:46 pm

The Crosby Group’s strengthens UK sales organisation

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 […]

13/10/2020 - 13:01 pm

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LHI November/December 2022

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