Stephenson’s Rental Services Names New COO
Mississauga, Ontario (October 1,2019) – After 65 years of servicing professional contractors in Canada, the regional powerhouse has announced a new executive structure aimed at accelerating market share gains they have experienced since announcing a new ownership structure in late 2017. After completing their management buyout, equipped with a strong financial backing and an unparalleled brand, Stephenson’s has continued to aggressively re-invest into fleet, locations, amazing team members and technology in order to outpace the market in some of the busiest markets in North America.
The next step in their growth plan is to appoint Rob Wilson, the former VP of Fleet Services, to the newly created role of Chief Operating Officer. Since joining Stephenson’s in 2003, Rob has progressed within the organization and leveraged his outstanding analytical skills to maximize the impact the company’s fleet and expand its specialty divisions including fencing, scaffolding and heating products. Guy Manuel, President & CEO comments, “This change will enable me to focus more of my attention on strategic growth opportunities outside of the day-to-day activities as we pull forward our plan to double the company once again. This structure is a move that continues to amalgamate the role of both Sales and Operations into a cohesive team enabling quicker decision-making at the field level.”
About Stephenson’s Rental Services
Stephenson’s prides itself on being a truly full-service Canadian construction tool and equipment rental provider that continues to promote and develop all members of their team. They offer their customers the convenience of a one-stop shopping experience through tool equipment rentals & sales, safety and product training, customer tool repair services, jobsite supplies, all supported by its unique Heating/Temperature Control and Scaffolding specialty divisions. Stephenson’s provides rental fleet services to some of the largest construction companies in Canada, while it’s 39 locations across Ontario and 7 stores in Alberta serve local homeowners, independent trades and contractors of all sizes. The Company remains committed to being the dominant player in the regions they serve and remaining proudly Canadian.