Floor-cleaning solutions specialist, Tennant UK, has appointed Peter Tye as the new Country Manager following the retirement of Nick Hayes.
Tye joins the Tennant family from Renault Trucks UK and Ireland where he was the Used Truck and Rental Director. He was responsible for the strategy, sales, operations and remarketing within the Used Truck Division and, under his direction, the business achieved significant growth and profitability.
Tye has also held board level roles at ATS Euromaster as Operations Director, where he led the Retail Division within the UK, and before that Goodyear Dunlop UK in the role of Retail Director where he managed the distribution network of HiQ.
A qualified accountant, he has strong commercial skills and significant experience in leading both franchised and owned multi-site operations, driving innovation and growth through focused investment in people, customers, distribution networks and new services.
Tye joined the business on 1 July and has worked closely with Hayes to ensure a smooth transition.
Hayes, who retires on 1 August after 12 years of service to Tennant, was actively involved in the recruitment of Tye.
Speaking about his new role, Tye said: “I’ve already met with a number of key people within Tennant Company and there is a collective expertise and passion that runs throughout the company. I’m very excited to be a part of such a recognised leader in the cleaning machine industry and I’m looking forward to being part of the team that delivers our products and services Tennant to our customers.”