Richard has been Operations Director for John F Hunt Power since he joined in 2005. He is responsible for the day to day running of the business, purchase and disposal of the generator fleet and vehicles and managing the sales team, and looking after an impressive customer base, some of whom have been with him for more than 20 years.
He began as an apprentice electrician, but quickly moved on to the plant hire industry, working in large hire companies, setting up new generator divisions and turning one Scottish based company into a nationally recognised business.
Richard looks after the day to day running of the company, helping staff with any issues that may arise. He is involved with sourcing equipment for the depots and making sure they get the right technical information to supply the correct equipment to the customer. He oversees the larger events and liaises between the customers and depots with regards to orders and availability of equipment, he looks after the largest accounts together with the purchasing and disposal of the hire fleet, whilst keeping an eye on the fuel and transport prices.