IPAF appoints UK market manager
Dave Roddy takes on newly created role at International Powered Access Federation
DAVE Roddy has been appointed to the position of IPAF UK market manager and will start in this newly created role on 1 September 2016.
‘IPAF has created the new position of UK market manager to bring greater depth to the support it offers its UK members,’ said IPAF chief executive officer Tim Whiteman. ‘Dave brings a wealth of experience from working with manufacturers and interacting with companies throughout the UK that will benefit all our operations.’
For the past five years Mr Roddy was territory sales manager for Genie UK, where he managed a portfolio of regional rental companies in the north of England and Scotland, and was responsible for developing additional business, identifying new sales opportunities in rental markets and developing account strategies for each key customer.
Before joining Genie he held account manager positions with Haulotte and JLG. He also gained previous account planning, staff management and training experience in diverse sectors ranging from industrial services to food and hospitality.
Commenting on his new position with IPAF, Mr Roddy said: ‘This exciting role demonstrates IPAF’s commitment to the growing UK membership and the contribution we can all make to the global access market. I am extremely pleased to be chosen as the first UK market manager for IPAF and look forward to working with current and new members of the organization.’