PRESS RELEASE: Corporate Development Director Appointment - Lavendon Group plc

Lavendon Group today announced the appointment of Wayne Smith to the position of Corporate Development Director.

Smith joins Lavendon from Aggreko plc, a leading global supplier of temporary power generation solutions, where he undertook an Executive role as Director of Business Development. He joined Aggreko in 2013 from LaFarge where he held a number of senior roles across China, South East Asia and North America.

With a strong background in the rental industry and expansive knowledge of international business development and new market entry strategies, Smith is well positioned to support Lavendon Group in achieving their goals.

Don Kenny, Lavendon Group Chief Executive Officer, commented, “The appointment of Wayne Smith is pivotal in realising the next stage in the Group’s development. We believe the organisation has a strong platform and is now well positioned to achieve its future ambitions. Wayne brings a solid background of delivering business growth and I look forward to working with him and the senior management team over the coming months and years to take the business forward.”

Smith formally takes up his appointment on 23rd May and will be based in Lavendon Group headquarters in Leicestershire.