Boom Logistics Limited have announced the appointment of Interim CEO Ben Pieyre as CEO and Managing Director effective immediately.
Pieyre’s performance as Interim CEO since his appointment to the position on February 14, 2023, has resulted in him being awarded the position after a wide internal and external search.
Chair of the ASX-listed company Mrs Melanie Allibon expressed her elation at the appointment, pointing to his skills being “invaluable” as they look to “grow the company”.
“We are delighted to appoint Ben to the CEO and Managing Director role. Ben joined Boom in 2019 and was most recently the Company’s COO prior to being appointed Interim CEO,” said Allibon. “The Board has been particularly impressed with Ben’s leadership through this period in which he has demonstrated excellent management skills, future planning capabilities, effective decision making, adaptability, and most importantly, a clear vision for our business.”
Joining Boom Logistics in September 2019 and with a career in the crane hire industry dating back to 2006, Pieyre holds extensive operational experience in civil construction, industrial services, maintenance sectors, human resources, industrial relations, and engineering.
Currently holding the position of President of the CICA Board, Pieyre spoke about how “proud” he was to add the position as Boom’s CEO and Managing Director to his portfolio.
“During my time at Boom, I have been working with an extremely talented and dedicated group of people and look forward to continuing working with them as we shape the Company’s future progress and development,” he said.
“Our recent tender wins, coupled with strong activity across our core markets, a healthy balance sheet and optimised assets, means we are in a strong position to drive growth as well as enhanced and sustained returns for our shareholders.”
Other role changes at Boom include Non-Executive Director Kieran Pryke’s increased involvement at the company revert back to what it was before the transition period commencing on 14 February 2023.