06 January 2020 | Herpreet Kaur Grewal
Wates Property Services has appointed Steve Jackson as its strategy director.
Phil Sperring is retiring from the post after 40 years with the company.
Jackson, who has been with Wates for 23 years, is promoted from his previous position as director of operations for Wates Living Space and will now oversee the strategic direction of Wates Property Services' two businesses - Wates Living Space and Wates FM.
He will be responsible for business development, communications and contract mobilisation.
The appointment marks the creation of the new Wates Property Services operating board, which is formed by James Gregg, managing director of Wates FM, Simon Osborne, head of SHEQ, and the business's three regional managing directors - Stewart Reid, Darren Burns and Gary Wilkinson.