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Business development manager at Point of Rental

Point of Rental Software has appointed Simon Gibbons as business development and implementation manager, based in the UK.

Gibbons has a 27 year career in the rental and building supplies markets, and until last year worked with Bradfords Building Supplies as sales director of tool hire. Prior to that he was head of hire at Selco Builders Warehouse, having joined the company in 2014.

He began his career in 1992 with Jewson, the builders merchants as operations manager, moving to Speedy Hire in 2001 as a regional manager. A year later he switched to A-Plant, where he was operations manager, leaving in 2007 to join Travis Perkins as regional manager – hire. After seven and a half years in the role he moved to his role at Selco.
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Simon Gibbons

Gibbons said: “Having used Point of Rental’s software in a number of previous positions, and having dealt with the company as a customer, it’s always been clear to me that their commitment to their products and their customers was second to none. All through the interview process, I felt as though I was already part of a great team. I have known Mark Goodrum for many years and I’m privileged to be given the opportunity to use my many years’ experience within the hire industry to help influence the development going forward.”

Managing director Mark Goodrum added: “We’re excited to be able to add someone of Simon’s calibre and with his in depth industry knowledge. We’re committed to providing hire expertise along with our software, and Simon brings knowledge of, and experience with, nearly every aspect of running a hire business.”