People on the move: 5 new rental and equipment appointments

By Dan Colombini10 November 2021

We bring you a roundup of the latest new appointments in the rental and construction equipment sectors.

Adapteo appoints Nordic business head
Nordic accommodation rental company Adapteo Group has appointed Ola Skogö to the newly created role of Head of Business Area Finland, Norway and Denmark.

Skogö was previously Managing Director at Aviator Sweden, an aviation service provider offering ground services to Swedish airports and airlines. Prior to that, he held several executive level roles at the facility management service company Coor, both in Sweden and internationally.

New CEO for Shore Hire Australia
Australian specialty rental company Shore Hire, which supplies shoring, propping and traffic equipment to the construction sector, has appointed Ashley Lancaster CEO.

Lancaster will be based at Shore Hire’s head office in Sydney, New South Wales, overseeing the teams in Newcastle, Melbourne, Brisbane, Sunshine Coast and Adelaide.

He took up his position as CEO in October, following his role as Shore Hire’s National Operations Manager and succeeding former CEO, Richard Purser, who has retired as CEO, while maintaining a position on the board.

Avant Tecno Oy reveals new CEO
There has been a change in generations at Finnish manufacturer Avant Tecno Oy, with Risto Käkelä retiring as CEO and being replaced by family member Jani Käkelä.

Jani has been the Sales and Marketing Director of the company for the past 11 years and has been involved in the company since he was a child.

New leadership for Liebherr-France
Christophe Sanchez has been appointed Managing Director of Liebherr-France SAS, effective 1 November, replacing his predecessor Martin Schickel, who is retiring after more than 44 years with the company.

Christophe Sanchez (right) has been appointed Managing Director of Liebherr-France SAS. He replaces Martin Schickel (left) who is retiring after more than 44 years with the company.

Sanchez was previously general director of Liebherr-Location (Liebherr Rentals) France SAS, having taken over the role from Schickel in June 2020.

Hyundai Construction Equipment names president
Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas Inc. (HCEA) has announced the appointment of Stan Park as president of the company.

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“Stan is a pillar of HCEA in North America and is well known throughout the organization domestically and abroad,” said Mike Ross, vice president of Sales, HCEA, Norcross, Ga.

“Park’s experience and leadership abilities will be essential in driving the success of Hyundai’s brand in North America going forward.”

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