New FD for Star

UK rental company Star Platforms/Star Power, has appointed Michael Hooton as finance director.

In his new role he will oversee the entire finance department and be responsible for managing the group’s financial strategy, budgeting, forecasting, and reporting. He will also be responsible for guiding the company's financial decision making.
Hooton joined the company as financial controller in 2019, having previously worked in a similar role with Tangent Furniture. He began his career in 2014 as a trainee accountant with Green Accountancy, leaving after three years to join Tangent Furniture as finance manager.
Michael Hooton

Managing director Richard Miller said: “I am delighted to be able to announce Michael’s promotion to financial director. Michael has been with the business for four years, and his knowledge of both Star businesses is invaluable in driving the finance team forward in the coming years.”

Hooton added: “Since I joined Star Platforms the company has grown from strength to strength. Powered access and temporary power are both industries that are continuously changing. I look forward to continuing to contribute to Star Platforms and Star Power’s ongoing growth in powered access and temporary power.”