Charles Snyder has joined AmQuip Crane Rental LLC in the USA as its new president and chief executive officer, effective Jan. 17, 2011. Snyder will also join AmQuip's board of managers.
Most recently Snyder was executive vice president of fleet operations at Sunbelt Rentals, Inc. He has also held positions as chief operating officer of NationsRent and president of AMECO, a subsidiary of Fluor Corp.
"Charles is a seasoned executive with over 35 years of domestic and international experience covering all aspects of equipment sales, rentals, product support, logistics and general management," said Richard Bard, chair of AmQuip's board of managers. "He brings leadership skills that will help us build upon AmQuip's successes."
"Charles has a unique background that includes both fleet management and sales and marketing experience, and he has also managed a sizeable crane fleet earlier in his career," said Yuki Narula, an AmQuip director who represents AmQuip's largest shareholder, Altpoint Capital Partners.
"We believe that he is the ideal new leader of our management team," Narula added.