LONDON: Sureserve Group announced that Nick Winks will join the Board as independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Group with immediate effect. Robert Legget will resume his role as Senior Independent Director of the Group.
Nick’s early career saw him hold a variety of senior management roles including as MD or CEO of a number of businesses, both private and public. Since then, he has been focused on leading business change projects and has worked with many businesses to drive improvements in operating performance, cash generation and debt structures.
Nick is currently Chairman of Virtua Group, a Non-Executive Director at Rainham Industrial Services and Executive Chairman and CEO at John Charcol Group. He has held previous key management or board roles, increasing value at a range of public and private companies including Claimar Care plc, Eleco plc, PCFG plc, Connect Group plc, Escher Group plc and Inspecs Holdings plc. Nick is a Fellow and past Director of the Institute for Turnaround.
Nick will be a member of the Group’s audit, nomination and remuneration committees.
The Group continues the formal process to appoint a new Chief Executive and will provide an update in due course.
Robert Legget, Senior Independent Director, commented: “Nick brings with him considerable commercial and leadership experience as we embark on the start of a new stage of the Group’s development, with the objective of delivering organic and inorganic growth. Both I and the rest of the Board look forward to supporting Nick in his role as Chairman.”
Nick Winks, Chairman of Sureserve, commented: “I am delighted and honoured to be chosen to be Chairman of Sureserve. After a short acclimatisation I shall prioritise the search for a Chief Executive to lead the management in their efforts to drive growth and execute the Group’s buy-and-build strategy.”
Sureserve is a leading Compliance and Energy Services group that performs critical functions in homes, public and commercial buildings, with a focus on clients in the UK public sector and regulated markets. Services are delivered through two divisions: Compliance and Energy Services.
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