UK rental and contract lifting company Vacuum and Crane has appointed Matthew Wood as national sales manager.
Wood joins the company after 17 months with lifting and transport company Rapid Response Solutions where he was national sales manager for contract lifts. Prior to that he spent a year and a half with tower crane specialist Radius group, having joined the company in 2018 as sales and business development manager, before becoming commercial manager of its contract lifting division nine months later. Wood has also spent a year and a half as sales manager of Osprey Heavy Lift in 2017 and a similar period of time as Midlands sales manager for Baldwins Crane Hire in 2015.
Wood said: “It is an exciting time to join Vacuum and Crane as the business is expanding the service offering to its client base – we have plenty of developments both in terms of equipment and importantly staff that will be announced in the coming months. Vacuum and Crane have a superb reputation in the industry and I look forward to contributing to the future expansion and success of the business.”
Vacuum and Cranes sales director, Annabel Young, added: “Vacuum and Crane is delighted to announce the appointment of Matthew Wood to the team. Matthew has 24 years’ experience in the lifting industry both in sales and operationally, working across various types of crane from mobile, crawler, and heavy cranes to mini and trailer cranes.”
Based just outside of Kidderminster, Vacuum and Crane specialises in glazing and cladding installation and has a fleet of mini crawler and trailer cranes as well as a wide range of vacuum attachments.