Steven Mulholland appointed CPA chief executive

Steven Mulholland
Steven Mulholland

STEVEN Mulholland has been appointed chief executive of the Construction Plant-hire Association (CPA).

He will commence his new role from August 12. Steven has a long track record with the CPA, where he is currently chair and has been a CPA council member for 10 years. He has run his family business – West Calder-based Mulholland Plant Services – for many years.

CPA president Brian Jones said, “On behalf of CPA council, I congratulate Steven and I wish him every success in his new role as CPA chief executive. Steven has a tremendous amount of experience in the plant rental industry and having been the CPA chair for over six years and a council member for several more years, is familiar with the Association, the CPA team and many of our members.

“Steven has formed part of several working groups, including the Plant Sector Representative Organisation (PSRO) and those carried out with CITB. He has also been a board member of the Scottish Plant Owners Association (SPOA) for many years. I am confident he will lead CPA to new levels of support for our members’ businesses.”

Steven Mulholland added, “I am delighted to continue my work with the CPA and look forward to commencing my new role as chief executive. In my view, the most important factor is continuity. CPA council members, CPA staff, along with the executive team, have all done a fantastic job to get our Association to where it is today. It has grown in numbers and improved in professionalism in the services we are able to offer members, and this must continue in an ever-changing world.”

In other developments, Adam Godwin will also become a director of CPA. Currently communications manager, Adam has been employed by the CPA for over 19 years and has been involved in a range of CPA activities during this time.