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H.E. Services Group appoint new CEO

Brendan Walsh

Experienced business leader Brendan Walsh joins specialist excavator plant hire company

H.E. Services Group, who celebrate their 50th anniversary this year, have announced the appointment of Brendan Walsh as their new group chief executive officer, effective from 14 November 2022.

Mr Walsh (pictured) is an experienced business leader who has worked in senior roles across several industries, most recently as chief executive officer of a sister company of the Bank of London and The Middle East plc.


Following continued growth and expansion of H.E. Group, Mr Walsh is being brought on board to assist entrepreneurial chairman and founder Hugh Edeleanu with the day-to-day running of the group of companies, as well as to plan and administer the direction and future development of each individual business within the group, including H. E. Services (Plant Hire) Ltd, Diggerland UK Theme Parks, Diggerland Plant Training School, BuyADigger, Masterhitch Europe Ltd, EVision Electric Vehicles, and Solarvault.

During the transition period, Mr Walsh will be fully immersed in the H.E. Group, spending time with the senior management teams of each individual company on a rotational basis.

Commenting on his new role, Mr Walsh said: ‘I’m honoured to step into the position of CEO and excited about the opportunity that’s ahead for the H.E. Group. The marketplaces in which H.E. Group operate are changing rapidly, but with the group’s rich history of delivering outstanding services to a wide range of industries from plant hire and sales to theme park entertainment, environmental services and more, coupled with the talent of a fantastic team, I am enthusiastic and confident in our ability to deliver the innovative products and services our customers desire, want, and need.’

Chairman and founder Hugh Edeleanu said: ‘I am delighted that Brendan Walsh is now on board as our new chief executive officer. He is a highly respected business leader who has impressed the board with his extensive knowledge and experience. I trust and believe he has the skills and expertise to drive the H.E. Group forward. I very much look forward to the future and working with him.’


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