Portakabin Group appoint new Chief Executive
York based Portakabin Group have appointed Derek Carter as new CEO after the retirement of previous executive chairman Stephen Price. UK leaders in portable building manufacturer and rental company, Portakabin has the UK’s largest network of hire centres which provide interim buildings for a wide range of uses.
Carter who is an accountant by profession will be based at the head quarters in York, with 27 years experience in the leisure and marine industry previously the CEO for two major British manufacturers and exporters Derek commented on his new role. “Coming from a successful background heading up two of the world’s leading leisure marine manufacturers, I am looking forward to taking the Portakabin business to the next stage in its evolution.” Portakabin are looking to expand into the health, commercial and educational sectors.
Stephen Price remains a non-executive director of Shepherd Group.