Leadership

Alistair Bennett (50)
Managing Director

Alistair is the Managing Director of SkyJacks, a position he has held since May 2015. Alistair joined the Waco Group in 2006 and held a number of senior positions at SGB-Cape including Regional Manager (Africa Operations) and Divisional Director SGB-Cape. Alistair has over 25 years contracting experience in the Civil Engineering, Building, Industrial Painting and Access industries and holds a NHD Civil Engineering.

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Sayed Ahmed (59)
Technical Manager

Sayed is the Technical Manager of SkyJacks and heads up the Suspended Accss division. Sayed joined SkyJacks in 1992 and was appointed General Manager in 2002, a position he held until December 2014. After the takeover by Waco International at the beginning of 2015, Sayed was appointed to his current position. He is a Registered Lifting Machinery Inspector with the Engineering Council of South Africa.

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Gregory Bloom (44)
Sales Manager

Gregory joined SkyJacks in 2015 as Sales Manager and has over 19 years sales and customer relationship management
experience 11 years of which has been in Telehandlers, Aerial Work Platforms and Cranes. Gregory is very customer focused and has a wealth of knowledge around the application of Aerial Work Platforms and Telehandlers in the field. He holds Diplomas in both Business and Project Management.

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Abrie du Toit (30)
Financial Manager

Abrie is the Financial Manager of SkyJacks and was appointed in May 2015. After completing his articles at KPMG, Abrie joined the Waco Group in September 2014 as the Acting Financial Manager at Abacus Space Solutions. Abrie holds a BCom Honours degree in Accounting Sciences and is a registered CA (SA).

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