H&E Equipment Services, Inc. has announced the appointment of Bradley W. Barber as Chief Executive Officer, President and a Director of the Company, effective January 1, 2019. Mr. Barber will succeed current Chief Executive Officer, John M. Engquist, who has been appointed Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors, effective January 1, 2019. Gary W. Bagley, current Chairman of the Board, will remain a Director of the Company.
Mr. Engquist commented, “We are pleased to announce Brad’s expanded role with the Company. Brad has been instrumental in H&E’s success over the years and we look forward to his leadership and his contributions to the Company’s future growth. As Executive Chairman of the Board, I will lead H&E in its strategic planning and oversee merger and acquisition opportunities on a full-time basis. I will continue to work with Leslie Magee, CFO and Secretary, to ensure we have the appropriate capital structure to support