Ashtead appoints new MD for Eve PDF Print E-mail

Nigel Quinn is joining Eve as Managing Director following the acquisition of the Eve group ofashtead_appoints companies by Ashtead Plant Hire Company Ltd (A-Plant) in May last year. Nigel brings with him many years experience as a business leader and in directorship roles, working most recently as the Divisional Managing Director of Elliott Modular. He is said by Ashstead to be skilled at identifying and understanding business imperatives, with excellent strategic vision and a strong focus on people development. He will be based at offices in Chesterfield, Derbyshire, and will be working closely with the teams at Eve to enhance performance and processes, develop new strategies and, ultimately, drive the company towards an even more positive future.

Nigel Quinn, Managing Director at Eve, comments: “I am delighted to be joining Eve at such an important point in its history and I am very much looking forward to developing the company further, building upon and adding to the successes that have been enjoyed so far. Eve is currently in a fantastic position and is a credit to its previous owners.

I am confident that its ambitious growth plans can be realised through the continued dedication of its staff and the additional support and investment from A-Plant.” Current Managing Director Rick Barnett, who will remain with the business for a period to ensure a seamless handover and transition, comments: “Although I am sad to be leaving Eve, I am extremely optimistic about the company’s future and I am confident that I am leaving it in very safe hands. Nigel possesses all the skills needed to take Eve forward into the next stage of its exceptional development. His proven ability to drive growth and value will be a valuable asset.”