Online crane rental platform MYCRANE has appointed Jason Brough as President, USA to lead its growth in the United States of America.

Based in Birmingham, Alabama, Brough will use his extensive industry expertise in revenue generation, project management and sales and marketing to drive take-up of the world’s first online crane rental service in the USA.

In the last 30 years, Brough has held various fabrication, construction and commercial roles. This included serving as business development director for engineering giant Mammoet in the Gulf Coast of the USA, where he was engaged in large capital projects within energy, petro-chemical, LNG, mining and metals.

Jason Brough

In addition he spent three years in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia as a regional director for Mammoet, responsible for a large project pipeline working with the chemical, oil and gas and infrastructure sectors.

He also spent 20 years at JTI, which provides engineering, fabrication and installation of specialty piping systems for project owners, EPCs and industrial clients around the world.

“I look forward to using my knowledge and contacts to encourage potential MYCRANE clients to look afresh at the way they rent lifting equipment,” said Brough. “MYCRANE lets its users take advantage of the benefits of digitalization. This saves everyone in the crane rental industry a considerable amount of time in finding the right crane for their next project, as well as comparing quotes in uniformed way.”

MYCRANE is a Dubai-based tech platform which can be used by those working in a wide variety of industries and sectors to hire cranes with a capacity of up to 750 tonnes quickly and efficiently. The company recently announced it has secured a substantial investment in a series A round to fund its expansion plans.

Andrei Geikalo, founder and CEO of MYCRANE, said: “Jason Brough brings a wealth of experience to our USA team and with his extensive connections, both domestically and internationally, I am confident that he will boost our presence in such an important market.”

Globally, MYCRANE currently has more than 3,000 registered customers, and more than 15,000 cranes available to hire at the free-to-use platform. In the USA, MYCRANE has a headquarters in Houston, Texas and operates on a nationwide basis.