RIWAL APPOINTS NEW CEO
Riwal, the aerial work platform and telehandler rental and sales specialist, has appointed Pedro Torres as Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective immediately.
Torres’ appointment is based on his extensive 25 years of managerial experience in the international rental industry. In 2012, he joined Riwal as Regional Director and was promoted to Chief Operations Officer in 2015.
Throughout the years, he has strongly contributed to the positive operational results of the company and the implementation of The Riwal Way, the continuous improvement program that has transformed the company’s culture.
Together with René Timmers, Riwal’s Chief Finance Officer, and Søren Rosenkrands, its Chief Business Development Officer, he has successfully given direction to the continued growth of Riwal’s international operations during the past period.
Ellen Meijer, member of Riwal’s Board of Directors, said: “We are so glad to have been able to select the right person for the job from within the company. The other members of Riwal’s Executive Management team fully support Pedro Torres’ appointment. Pedro’s operational and strategic skills, as well as his ability to enable team performance, make him highly suited for the job."