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New job for Norty Turner

Norty Turner, immediate past president of IPAF has been named as the new chief executive of Resa Power a leading supplier to the North American power distribution sector with services that include electrical testing, transformer services and life extension solutions for power distribution equipment. Based in Houston, Texas it was acquired last year by private equity firm Investcorp.

Turner, 50, left United Rentals in April after more than three years with the company as senior vice president, services and advanced solutions.
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Norty Turner

Resa Power was formed in 2003 as Relectric Supply Company in San Jose, California. The name Resa Power followed the acquisition of Connecticut’s Satin American which dates back to 1928, with the new name incorporating both businesses.
Turner replaces Monte Roach who is retiring after three and a half years at the helm, he will however remain on board as chairman, and will continue to be involved in day to day operations for a transition period.

Speaking of the appointment he said: “I could not be more thrilled with Norty agreeing to join Resa Power and lead the company into the future. Norty brings exactly the right set of experience and background at this critical inflection point of accelerated growth. His boundless energy, experience and ability to connect with people on an individual level optimises what makes Resa Power such a special place to work. Personally, I cannot wait to see what the future brings, with this awesome team in place and Norty minding the rudder.”

Turner joined United following his departure from Riwal. He began his rental career with Hertz Equipment (Herc) in 1995, working his way up through the organisation to become vice president for Europe, Africa and the Middle East, leaving to join Riwal at the start of 2012.
He was appointed as IPAF president in 2019 handling over to Karin Nars at the IPAF Summit earlier this year.