Lynn Krige joins from John Laing

Plant hire and services firm Speedy Hire has appointed a new finance director.

Lynn Krige joins on 1 October from John Laing, where she was financial controller.

She replaces Justin Read who has resigned and leaves on 26 August 2011.

Speedy’s financial controller Ian Scapens, is assuming responsibility for all finance functions in the interim period.

Steve Corcoran, chief executive, said: “On behalf of the company, I am delighted to welcome Lynn to the board.  Her experience will be most valuable and we look forward to her input as the company continues its growth. I would like to thank Justin for all of his hard work and the contribution that he has made to Speedy. I wish him success in his new role.”