H&E Equipment Services Appoints Former Sunbelt Rentals CFO to Board of Directors

H&E Equipment Services appointed Suzanne H. Wood to its board of directors. In addition to Wood’s appointment, the size of the board was expanded from ten to 11 directors.

“Ms. Wood is highly qualified to serve as a director on the board of the company given her extensive experience in the construction and rental industries. She brings a wealth of industry knowledge to her role,” John Engquist, executive chairman and director of H&E Equipment, said. “We welcome Ms. Wood to our board and look forward to her leadership and counsel.”

Wood was previously senior vice president and CFO of Vulcan Materials Company from September 2018 to August 2022 and also served as secretary from September 2019 to December 2019. From 2012 to 2018, she served as group finance director and CFO of Ashtead Group, a FTSE 50 international equipment rental company serving the construction industry and other markets. Prior to that, she was executive vice president and CFO of Sunbelt Rentals, the North American subsidiary of Ashtead Group.

As a certified public accountant, Wood also previously held CFO positions at Tultex Corporation and Oakwood Homes Corporation. She currently serves on the board of directors as the senior independent director and chair of the audit committee of RELX Group, a FTSE 25 global professional information and analytics company. She also serves on the board of directors and is chair of the audit committee of Ferguson, a distributor of plumbing and heating products in North America.

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