New CEO appointed at A-Plant

Andy Wright

ANDY Wright has been appointed chief executive officer at A-Plant.

He initially joined the business from Speedy Hire a year ago as chief operating officer and previously held roles at Aggreko PLC and Lavendon Group.

A-Plant said Andy wants to focus on providing colleagues with the ‘right tools, training and development’ to be the best they can be and create a culture where people can achieve their goals.

Andy Wright said, “I’m delighted and proud to be appointed as the CEO of A-Plant and I’m looking forward to the exciting opportunity ahead. A-Plant is an incredible business, that’s grown significantly in the last decade. We’ve some unbelievably talented and dedicated people that are undoubtedly experts in the markets that we operate in.

“When I joined A-Plant I knew that I was joining a fantastic team that were leading the way in equipment rental and everything I’ve seen in the last year has confirmed this for me. We’ve undertaken a strategic review which has enabled us to make exciting and robust plans for the future. The scale of our capabilities is limitless and as leaders in our sector we’ll deliver a world class experience to our customers that re-define their service level expectations.”

Ashtead Group PLC chief executive Brendan Horgan added, “Over the last several months Andy has clearly demonstrated his ability to guide our organisation through a period of change in a thoughtful and inclusive manner, leveraging both his leadership and broad industry knowledge. I’m pleased to announce his appointment and I wish him all the best in his new role. I look forward to working closely with him to achieve our ambitious goals for the business.”