Rental Industry veteran enters into agreement to be NESCO Specialty Rentals president
Nesco Specialty Rentals has entered into an employment agreement pursuant to which Robert Blackadar will serve as President effective on May 20, 2019. Mr. Blackadar brings 25 years of experience in the rental and equipment industry and demonstrated success in driving strong financial and operating results in senior leadership roles across sales and operations. He joins Nesco from Blueline Rental, where he served as Senior Vice President and Division Vice President with responsibility for company-wide operations across the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico, including fleet management, service, equipment sales and safety. Mr. Blackadar also held responsibility for the financial results of Blueline’s Eastern division, which represented half of the company’s business. As one of the senior leaders of Blueline, he led major growth initiatives and operational improvements across the company’s nationwide network, driving a turnaround in the business and supporting the ultimate sale of the company to United Rentals. Prior to joining Blueline, Mr. Blackadar held a range of leadership and sales roles with United Rentals, Herc Rentals and Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers.