AmQuip Crane Rental LLC, Philadelphia, Pa., has appointed Al Bove to the position of Chief Operating Officer. Bove will be responsible for managing company-wide field operations and customer relationships, as well as maximizing utilization for the entire fleet as AmQuip continues to expand its market presence. Bove was most recently the vice president and director of crane operations for a U.S. crane rental company. He has 40+ years of crane and construction industry experience. He began his career working as an operating engineer, then joined Anthony Crane Rental where he embarked on a 28-year career and brought the company from a small crane company to the largest crane rental company in the world, according to company information.
“The addition of Al to the AmQuip team adds experience and expertise that is unmatched in the industry,” stated Frank Bardonaro, President and CEO of AmQuip. “We are capitalizing on the current economic conditions to prepare AmQuip and our management team to be ahead of the curve as the country continues to improve and prepare for prosperity in the future. I feel privileged in that I consider AmQuip to have the best crane rental personnel in the country. With the addition of Al, this is an opportunity to maintain our position as industry leaders.”