29 November 2019 | Facilitate Team
Our selection of workplace and facilities management announcements made this week.
APPOINTMENT: Miele has appointed Simon Venni head of professional sales UK. Venni joins from Imperial Brands (formerly Imperial Tobacco Group) where he was next generation product sales manager.
PROMOTION: Wilson Vale has promoted Henry Towell to its operations team. Towell joined in 2013 as a general assistant and has worked his way up in the company to becoming an area manager. He will be responsible for a portfolio of two clients in Cambridge and London.
EXPANSION: Principle Cleaning Services has opened a Centre of Excellence for its window cleaning division. The new Principle Windows facility in Stratford has a training and classroom area for its high-level access team, secure and dry storage facilities for rope access equipment and state-of-the-art reach and wash filtration tanks.
APPOINTMENT: Churchill Group has appointed Chris Waters business development director in London. Waters will focus on growing the London client base and exploring new sectors for the group. He has more than 15 years of experience in the soft services market in London.
MERGER: Technocover has merged with Hill & Smith Holdings PLC to form new security brand HS Security. While each company will continue to serve its existing customer base, collectively they will also be able to cater to large customers wish to deal directly with one security supplier.
APPOINTMENTS: Hurley Palmer Flatt Group has made two appointments - Giles Korner is head of smart buildings and Matthew Voaden is divisional director of MEP. Korner has worked with Deloittes and the Financial Times. Voaden will be focusing on developing the hospitality sector, having worked on buildings such as The Ned in London.
EXPANSION: Gather & Gather has opened a second Primarket Café - Primark's in-store café concept - at the store on Princes Street, Edinburgh. Gather & Gather and Primark's joint focus on sustainability is at the heart of the Primarket Café concept; there are no plastic straws, reduced single-use plastics and compostable take away cups.
GROWTH: Recycling and resource recovery solutions provider Enva has announced plans to double the capacity of its Newbridge recycling facility near Edinburgh. Following completion of the works in early 2020, the facility will be capable of processing and recovering materials from a wide range of waste streams including construction, commercial, and municipal materials, with the potential to operate 24 hours a day 365 days a year.