BALTIMORE, MD--(Marketwired - Sep 9, 2016) - Algeco/Scotsman Holding S.à r.l. (together with its subsidiaries, "Algeco Scotsman"), the leading global business services provider of modular space, secure portable storage solutions and remote workforce accommodations, today announced the appointment of Diarmuid Cummins, 47, as Chief Executive Officer, effective September 1, 2016.
"We are pleased to have Diarmuid Cummins join our company as Chief Executive Officer," said Gerry Holthaus, Chairman of Algeco Scotsman. "Diarmuid has worked closely with the management team of AS while he was a Partner at TDR and we believe that his familiarity with Algeco Scotsman and its business and his international business and operations experience gained over the past decades will be invaluable as the company enters its next phase of growth and development."
Cummins joins Algeco Scotsman from TDR Capital LLP ("TDR"), a United Kingdom based investment fund manager and the investment manager of the indirect majority shareholder of Algeco Scotsman, where he most recently served as a Partner. He joined TDR in January 2011. Prior to joining TDR, he was Managing Director of Phoenix Group's corporate office, having joined in 2008.
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About Algeco Scotsman
Algeco Scotsman is the leading global business services provider focused on modular space, secure portable storage solutions, and remote workforce accommodation management. Headquartered in Baltimore, Algeco Scotsman has operations in 25 countries with a modular fleet of approximately 275,000 units. The company operates as Williams Scotsman and Target Logistics in North America, Algeco in Europe, Elliott in the United Kingdom, Ausco in Australia, Portacom in New Zealand, and Algeco Chengdong in China.