Commhoist name new Managing Director

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Commhoist is delighted to announce Wayne Brierley as Managing Director of The Commhoist Group starting 04th January 2021. Original Founder & current Managing Director Bob Kerslake will transition into the role of Group Chairman.

Commhoist Group Chairman Bob Kerslake said: “We’re taking the opportunity now to acknowledge a very unfamiliar world and refine the business to ensure it stays adaptable and future-proofed. Allowing us to meet the relentless operational and commercial challenges which face the mobile network infrastructure sector. Despite the temporary challenges caused by the COVID-19 virus the board are very optimistic about the future’’

He added: “Wayne’s appointment into the role of Managing Director is part of a planned succession programme providing a resilient and robust business structure to take the Commhoist Group through to the next stage of its evolution’’

Wayne said ‘’Despite all the issues 2020 has thrown at us, our commercial, operational and field services teams have worked relentlessly to deliver on our customers’ expectations and deliver right first time which is a real testament to their willingness, attitude and skill.

‘’I am delighted to be part of this extraordinary organisation that stands tall on a foundation of legacy, incredibly talented employees, loyal customers and outstanding business integrity. I look forward to working closely with Operations Director Dave Carsley, Finance Director Sean Taylor and the existing Senior Management team to ensure a seamless transition and to plot a new growth story”

He added ‘’We have a healthy order book, and I will be looking to significantly grow this through 2021 and beyond by forging commercial partnerships with new customers. We receive repeat business from a loyal customer base and our focus shall be on delivering their expectations right first time as they and the mobile telecoms network industry gets busier as it rolls out the 5G network’’

Commhoist, which was founded in 1996 is a mobile telecoms network infrastructure lifting & logistics contractor. Providing an END-TO-END service for new builds, upgrades, decommissioning, and maintenance works utilising its own fleet of specialist vehicles, plant, and equipment.

Redtrail, part of the Commhoist Group, provides innovative and flexible last mile and last metre delivery solutions to the UK’s Mobile Telecoms sector. Owning a fleet of specialist equipment and vehicles that allows Redtrail to offer bespoke solutions to its customers. Be that a Greenfield location requiring a 4×4 mounted lorry loader, a busy street works site requiring a compact lorry loader, or a city centre rooftop needing complex manual handling skills.