Wayne Smith had been Aggreko’s director of business development since 2013. Previously he worked for Lafarge, in various roles across China, Southeast Asia and North America.
Lavendon is the parent company of Nationwide Platforms, the UK’s largest powered access supplier.
Lavendon chief executive Don Kenny said: “The appointment of Wayne Smith is pivotal in realising the next stage in the group’s development. We believe the organisation has a strong platform and is now well positioned to achieve its future ambitions. Wayne brings a solid background of delivering business growth and I look forward to working with him and the senior management team over the coming months and years to take the business forward.”