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5th June 2020



June 5, 2020: Ainscough Crane Hire Limited are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Andrew Tyler CBE as Chairman of Ainscough Crane Hire Limited with immediate effect. Dr Tyler previously held C-Suite positions at Algeco Group, Northrop Grumman (Europe), and the Ministry of Defence. Ainscough Cranes is majority owned by funds managed by GSO Capital Partners LP.

Paulo Eapen, Senior Managing Director and Head of GSO Europe, said “We are delighted to appoint Andrew as Chairman of Ainscough Crane Hire. Andrew brings a wealth of relevant experience in industrials and support services, as well as deep market knowledge. His addition complements and adds to the strengths of the existing executive team, under the leadership of Peter Gibbs. We look forward to working together in building on Ainscough’s success as the UK’s leading crane hire company.”

Ainscough Crane Hire are pleased to announce the appointment of Peter Gibbs as CEO, and Ian Scapens as CFO. Peter was previously COO at Ainscough and formerly at Brakes. Ian joins Ainscough from Renold Plc.

Andrew Tyler, Chairman, Ainscough Crane Hire said “These appointments further strengthen Ainscough’s great executive team, now under Peter’s leadership. I am much looking forward to continuing to serve our customers and build on the reputation the Company has established over many years as the UK’s only nationwide mobile crane operator, working in partnership with our customers.”

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