Sinoboom has announced that industry veteran Tim Whiteman will be CEO of a new, European subsidiary of the parent company. Based in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, the new company will be responsible for all Sinoboom’s activities in Europe. Whiteman joins as CEO of Sinoboom BV and senior vice president of the parent company with responsibility for […]
Ahern Ireland has appointed, Robert Hickey as branch manager. With overall responsibility for day-to-day operations, Hickey will lead Ahern Ireland’s existing team of three, implementing processes and systems to ensure the continued growth of the business. He will work alongside David Roddy who continues to lead sales efforts in the territory, with direction from Ahern […]
The Crosby Group has announced that Mike Kuzdal has joined the company as chief operating officer. Prior to joining The Crosby Group, Kuzdal held various senior leadership positions with Precision Castparts, most recently serving as the vice president/general manager of the Canada Business Group with PCC Aerostructures. Prior to Precision Castparts, Mike held various senior […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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
LHI September 2021
In this month's issue
Crosby’s employee participation programme.
Faresin’s new electric telehandler
MEWPs for the manufacturing sector.
Seismic isolation system for cranes
The rise of automated handling solutions
The Insider: s Steve Napieralski, president at Oz Lifting.