Don Kenny, CEO of LOXAM Powered Access Division, is to retire on 31 December 2020. Kenny joined the former Lavendon Group PLC in 2011 as CEO before it was acquired by the LOXAM Group in 2017.
During Kenny’s tenure he led the integration of Lavendon Group into LOXAM Group, UK Platforms Ltd into Nationwide Platforms, and the integration of Nacanco and Nove into LOXAM Access in Italy: thus further strengthening the position of LOXAM Powered Access Division as the specialist provider of powered access solutions across Europe and the Middle East.
Kenny steered a visionary drive towards the digitisation of internal processes and customer systems.
Paul Rankin, who was appointed Managing Director of Nationwide Platforms in October 2020, is to also take responsibility for the LOXAM Powered Access Division and become a member of the LOXAM Group Executive Committee.
Rankin is to continue to develop and expand the specialist powered access expertise of LOXAM, maintaining its position as the working at height solutions provider in its chosen markets.
Don Kenny, CEO of LOXAM Powered Access Division says, “I am proud to have been part of such a great organisation and to have worked with some amazing people. I am confident, under Paul’s leadership, the organisation will continue to flourish.”
Gerard Deprez, President & CEO LOXAM says, “I wish Don all the best for his retirement, and personally thank him for leading the development and growth of the LOXAM Powered Access Division across Europe.”
“Paul is a natural successor with previous experience of operating in the Middle East and detailed knowledge of the powered access industry. Paul is strongly positioned to drive continuity across our business.” Continues Deprez.