Martin Burholt has been appointed as chief operating officer for ISS UK & Ireland’s Government, Healthcare and Infrastructure division.
Burholt took up the role on 1 November. He has more than 30 years of leadership experience in customer service industries, including multinational outsourcing businesses serving the public, private and charity sectors.
He has handled large, complex FM accounts in central and local government, healthcare and education sectors in the UK, together with support services and FM contracts in the Middle East. He is also non-executive chair of Freedom Leisure, a leading not-for-profit leisure trust.
Liz Benison, CEO, ISS UK & Ireland, said: “We are delighted to welcome Martin to ISS UK & Ireland. He brings expertise in leadership, along with a passion for creating and driving high standards of customer service and excellence in account management. His background brings the elements to strengthen the OneISS Strategy and sharpen our public sector engagement.”
Burholt added: “I am… honoured to join Liz Benison and her team at ISS to lead their newly formed Government, Healthcare and Infrastructure segment across the UK & Ireland as part of the overarching OneISS Strategy. Post-pandemic, it is a critical time for customers in these key sectors and I am confident that, with our depth of customer insight, global expertise and continued investment in technology, ISS is very well placed to assist our partners achieve their own ambitions and objectives.”