Briggs Equipment has appointed Gary Clements as strategic development director.
Clements has some 25 years experience of the materials handling sector, and was formerly managi9ng director of Barloworld UK.
He started his career as a technical apprentice, and worked his way through the ranks of the forklift industry into senior management positions.
Richard Close, chief executive officer, said: “We are delighted that Gary has joined us. Not only does he bring a wealth of experience to the business, he is recognised as an expert in delivering innovative, ground breaking solutions for customers.”