Barry Natwick, president and CEO of Volvo Construction Equipment Rents, last week announced the appointment of Martin Moore as vice president, North America operations.
Moore will be based at the North America headquarters of Volvo CE Rents in Asheville, N.C. Moore is best known to the rental industry for his two-year stint as president of GE Energy Rentals. Moore until recently was president of a consulting service developing operating and financial business models and implementation plans for corporate management. He has more than 23 years experience in senior management positions in acquisitions, operations, sales, marketing and finance. Moore will be responsible for the overall operations for the Volvo CE Rents franchise program in North America.
“Marty Moore brings an outstanding record of achievement to Volvo CE Rents,” Natwick said. “As president of GE Energy Rentals for nearly two years, he was successful in developing a rental services business, launching domestic and international rental facilities, planning and implementing sales and marketing programs and creating financial models for business planning. That unique experience will greatly enhance our company’s capabilities as we plan the continued growth of Volvo Rents in North America.”
In other Volvo Rents news, a new Volvo Rents location opened last week in Hattiesburg, Miss.
GGCS Inc. is the owner of the new franchise. The company recently signed a franchise agreement with Volvo CE Rents for equipment rental centers in three major Mississippi markets – Hattiesburg, Jackson, and Gulfport/Biloxi. Hattiesburg is the first to open.
Volvo CE Rents, which began its equipment rental franchise initiative in 2001, now has equipment rental centers open in Virginia, North Carolina, Georgia, Florida, California, Tennessee, Ohio, South Carolina, Louisiana, New York, Minnesota, Arkansas, New Jersey, New Mexico, Alabama, Kentucky, Illinois, Maryland, Washington, Pennsylvania and Mississippi. Volvo Rents will be opening in Texas in the next few weeks.
Volvo Rents is No. 19 on the RER 100.