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AmQuip Hires Al Bove as Chief Operating Officer

Posted on February 18, 2010

AmQuip Crane Rental LLC is pleased to announce that Al Bove has been appointed as Chief Operating Officer. Al will be responsible for managing the field operations companywide, customer relationships as well as maximizing utilization for the entire fleet as AmQuip continues to expand its market presence.

Mr. Bove was most recently the Vice President and Director of Crane Operations for a national US crane rental company. He has 40+ years of crane and construction industry experience and has proven to be a skilled executive, visionary entrepreneur and motivational leader. He began his career working as an Operating Engineer then joined Anthony Crane Rental where he embarked on a 28 year career and brought them from a small crane company to the largest crane rental company in the world. Al’s excellent relationships with customers, local unions and industry manufacturers will add even more experience and expertise to AmQuip’s existing management team.

“The addition of Al to the AmQuip team adds experience and expertise that is unmatched in the industry. We are capitalizing on the current economic conditions to prepare AmQuip and our management team to be ahead of the curve as the country continues to improve and prepare for prosperity in the future. I feel privileged in that I consider AmQuip to have the best crane rental personnel in the country. With the addition of Al, this is an opportunity to maintain our position as industry leaders”, stated Frank Bardonaro, President and CEO of AmQuip.