Horizon Welcomes New Chairman Kevin Appleton


We are delighted to announce the arrival of Kevin Appleton as our non executive Chairman.

Kevin who was , Chief Executive of Lavendon Group from 2002 until 2011 and is also on the board of the Finnish based rental company Ramirent, joins the existing Directors Ben Hirst, Rory Duggan and Lindsay Tarrant.

Ben Hirst said, “  We are delighted to have Kevin join the board and look forward greatly to benefiting from his experience of the industry and from the wide range of contacts that he can bring to bear. His advice and in-depth knowledge will be invaluable to us as we continue to grow the business in a controlled, considered and structured way.”

“Our customers and the service levels that we offer are always our highest priority.  Kevin shares this view which is why we believe that this is a great fit for all”  added Rory Duggan.

“I have been deeply impressed with the work that Ben, Rory, Lindsay and the Horizon team have done so far. They have a solid, well-managed business and an encouraging desire to continually strive to do better. Theirs is also a business that places a central emphasis on how you deal with people – be they customers, colleagues, suppliers or the wider community – and I firmly believe that is a must for service businesses that desire to succeed. I am really looking forward to helping the team further develop what they have already built.”  Stated Kevin.

Rory Duggan

Sales & Marketing Director

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