Keith Day has been appointed as the new MD of the waste and recycling vehicle manufacturer Dennis Eagle.
A long-serving board member, Day takes on the role from Kevin Else who retired at the end of April after 10 years in the job.
During his 21 years at Dennis Eagle, Day has held responsibility for purchasing and supply chain, engineering and project management. He has also been engineering director for the last 12 years.
Paying tribute to his predecessor, Day said: “Kevin held the reigns of Dennis Eagle while the waste management industry embarked on an unprecedented and exciting period of change. The industry is still undergoing that transition but thanks to his leadership and clear vision, the company has thrived and remains in a strong position to meet the challenges ahead. As always, our core values remain at the heart of our business. Our strategy remains the same and I’m looking forward to meeting more of our customers, suppliers and other stakeholders in the weeks and months ahead.”
Tim Conlon, CEO of Terberg Environmental of which Dennis Eagle is a part, said: “Keith brings a wealth of experience to the role, and we have full confidence in his ability to lead Dennis Eagle in this next chapter of the business. I am sure you will join me in wishing him every success in this new role.
Dennis Eagle manufactures more than 1,000 vehicles per year for UK local authorities and private sector contractors. It has a production site in Blackpool, as well as in South Carolina, and is headquartered in Warwick. In 2020, it became the first OEM to launch a zero-emissions, all-electric refuse vehicle.