- HSS Hire Group has announced that Steve Ashmore will join the group as chief executive on 1 June.

HSS said Ashmore previously held a number of senior roles at Exel, the supply chain and third party logistics provider, before working in a number of senior leadership positions, including UK managing director, at Wolseley, the £2.0bn revenue distributor of plumbing and heating products and supplier of building materials.

More recently he was the UK managing director of Brammer, the specialist distributor of industrial products.

At 9:10am: [LON:HSS] HSS Hire Grp Plc share price was 0p at 53.75p

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