SOURCE: Algeco Scotsman

Algeco Scotsman

March 12, 2012 16:23 ET

Algeco Scotsman Names Jean-Marc Germain Chief Executive Officer

New Executive Joins Global Modular Space and Secure Storage Leader

BALTIMORE, MD--(Marketwire - Mar 12, 2012) - Algeco Scotsman Group, a leading global business services company focused on modular space and secure storage solutions, today announced the appointment of Jean-Marc Germain as chief executive officer. He replaces Duncan Gillis who resigned to pursue other career opportunities.

"We are pleased to have Jean-Marc Germain join our company as chief executive officer and we thank Duncan Gillis for his many contributions to our organization over the past several years," said Gerry Holthaus, chairman of Algeco Scotsman. "We believe that Jean-Marc's international business and operations experience gained over the past two decades will be invaluable as the company enters its next phase of growth and development."

Germain joins Algeco Scotsman from Novelis, the world's leader in aluminium rolling, where he most recently served as President for its North American operations, a $3.9 billion unit of the $10.6 billion organization. He has held several leadership positions of increasing responsibility with Novelis as well as Alcan/Pechiney, GE Capital, and Bain & Company. Germain is a graduate of Ecole Polytechnique in Paris, France.

About Algeco Scotsman
Algeco Scotsman is a leading global business services provider focused on modular space and secure storage solutions. Operating as Williams Scotsman in North America, Algeco in Continental Europe, Elliott in the United Kingdom and Eurobras in Brazil, the company and its affiliates manage a fleet of more than 320,000 units, with operations or affiliates in 37 countries including Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Czech Republic, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, and United States. The company has a reputation for exceptional customer service, flexibility in meeting customer needs, innovative products and services, and efficient business operations. Algeco Scotsman's global scale and local market expertise enable it to provide exceptional value to its customers.