Chief Operating Officer, Byrne Equipment Rental
TOPIC: Developing an equipment rental business: a Middle East perspective
Patrick Fallon is Byrne Equipment's Group Chief Operating Officer and has over 30 years’ experience in leadership and business development.
He has been associated with Byrne since 1990 and officially joined the firm in 1994, shortly after its formation, as business development manager. In 1997 he was appointed General Manager and three years later, as it grew to become a regional business, he became Group General Manager. In 2008 he was appointed Chief Operating Officer (COO), shortly after the company’s ownership changed to private equity.
Over the past 23 years at Byrne, Pat has become a well-known figure in the Middle East equipment rental industry and today he provides leadership to Byrne's across the group's multiple business units in spread across GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council) states, ensuring that the business operates efficiently and effectively.
Pat’s responsibility encompasses Byrne Equipment Rental’s 16 offices and rental divisions covering all GCC countries operating in a wide range of sectors, and also Spacemaker/Byrne Technical Services, which is the group's manufacturing business that provides custom-built structures.
Over the years Pat has led the business in developing a number of strategic initiatives which have driven Byrne's success in the equipment rental and lease industry and today is responsible for a number of growth initiatives.