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Ashtead Group plc (AHT.L)

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Ashtead Group plc

100 Cheapside
London EC2V 6DT
United Kingdom
44 20 7726 9700

IndustryRental & Leasing Services
Full-time employees25,958

Key executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear born
Mr. Brendan HorganCEO & Executive Director3.29MN/A1973
Mr. Michael Richard PrattCFO & Director1.9MN/A1964
Mr. Will ShawDirector of Investor RelationsN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Eric WatkinsGeneral Counsel & SecretaryN/AN/A1955
Mr. John WashburnSVP Sales & MarketingN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Anthony J. MillerExecutive Vice PresidentN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Douglas McLuckieManaging Director of ESGN/AN/AN/A
Ms. Cheryl BlackSenior Vice President of Culture & EngagementN/AN/AN/A
Amounts are as of 31 December 2023, and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay includes salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in GBp.


Ashtead Group plc, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the construction, industrial, and general equipment rental business in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Canada. It provides pumps, power generation, heating, cooling, scaffolding, traffic management, temporary flooring, trench shoring, and lifting services. The company offers its products and services for facilities maintenance and municipalities, such as office complexes, apartment complexes, government, hospitals, data centers, parks and recreation departments, schools and universities, shopping centers, pavement/kerb repairs, and golf course maintenance; construction of airports, highways and bridges, office buildings, data centers, schools and universities, shopping centers, residential, remodeling, manufacturing plants, and green energy plants; emergency response for fire, hurricanes, flooding, tornadoes, winter, storms, residential and health emergencies, alternative care facilities, points of distribution, and mobile testing facilities; and entertainment and special events, including national events, concerts, sporting events, film and telvision production, theme parks, festivals farmers' markets, local 5k runs, and cycle races. It operates 1,094 stores in the United States, 119 stores in Canada, and 185 stores in the United Kingdom under the Sunbelt Rentals brand. The company was founded in 1947 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

Corporate governance

Ashtead Group plc’s ISS governance QualityScore as of 1 July 2024 is 3. The pillar scores are Audit: 9; Board: 3; Shareholder rights: 8; Compensation: 4.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while 10 indicates higher governance risk.