LONDON: The Board of MJ Gleeson plc announced that James Thomson, currently the Group’s interim CEO, has been appointed to the role on a permanent basis with immediate effect.
The appointment follows a comprehensive search process, led by an external search firm, which included internal and external candidates.
Dermot Gleeson, Chairman, commented: “The Board is delighted to confirm James as CEO. During an extensive process he stood out as the clear choice to lead the business. James has already made a significant impact at Gleeson and we look forward to further progress under his leadership.”
James Thomson, CEO, commented: “I am delighted to have been confirmed as CEO. I have long admired Gleeson and its focus on building much needed high-quality homes for first-time buyers on low incomes. My experience, since joining the business in June, has re-affirmed my belief that Gleeson has an exciting future ahead and I look forward to working with my very talented and dedicated colleagues to deliver it.”