BALTIMORE, ea. MARYLAND – (MARKETWIRE) – March 26, 2010 – Company Algeco Scotsman, a leading global business service provider specializing in modular space solutions and safe storage, today announced the nomination of Duncan Gillis for the post of chief executive officer. Nigh immediately to his duties, Gillis will assume overall responsibility for managing the global operations of the company and will go to the Board Directors Algeco Scotsman. Jerry Holthouse, a former chairman and chief executive officer of the company Algeco Scotsman, will be moved to the position of non-executive director, where he will deal with administrative activities, relating to the Board of Directors, and to facilitate the implementation of plans geographic expansion. "Excellent leadership qualities, excellent strategic thinking in the planning and operational management of the company very well have paved the way for this all the expected destination, "- said Holthouse.
"The appointment of Duncan gives me the opportunity to stay in constant contact with team leaders professional level, at the same time, personally giving me more flexibility. " "I would like to thank Jerry for these 16 years of distinguished service in our company, and I plan to work on the foundation, which was established under his leadership '- said Gillis. "As we move forward we will continue our activity associated with transformation, and develop a program of strategic growth the company. " Gillis joined the company Algeco Scotsman in March 2009 as chief operating officer, responsible for supervising the implementation of modernized processes and operational management productivity throughout this global organization. Before joining the Algeco Scotsman, Gillis has held several leadership positions in the corporation United Technologies Corporation (UTC) in North America and Asia. Before his appointment as the corporation UTC, Gillis served management positions in companies Procter & Gamble and McKinsey & Company.
Gillis received his BA from Cornell University, after which he served as an infantry officer in the U.S. Army before returning once again for his Master's Degree Masters course in Business Administration from Cornell University. About Algeco Scotsman Algeco Scotsman is a leading global business service provider specializing in solutions of modular space and storage. Through its operational activities as Williams Scotsman in North America and Algeco in Europe, the group manages a fleet of more than 343,000 units, with operations in Belgium, Canada, China, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Mexico, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Spain, Britain and the United States. Company's heritage is based on its reputation, built through its exceptional service provided to its customers, effective management in business operations and constant product innovation. Global Presence Algeco Scotsman combined with her knowledge of local markets ensures exemplary service, specifically tailored to meet the unique needs of customers around the globe.