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10/09/2019

Interserve Names New UK Construction Boss

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Kier construction director, Paul Gandy has been named as the new Managing Director of Interserve's UK construction business.

Paul will take on the role from 01 October 2019, succeeding George Franks who is retiring in May 2020 after 35 years at Interserve.

He brings significant experience and expertise of major projects and regional contracting from a long career in the construction sector, holding leadership positions at Balfour Beatty, Lend Lease, and Multiplex.

Welcoming the appointment, Debbie White, Chief Executive Officer, Interserve Group Limited said: "I would like to thank George Franks for his significant contribution to Interserve during his career with the company. We are delighted to welcome Paul to Interserve. His experience in the UK construction sector will be invaluable as we continue to position the Construction division for long-term, sustainable success through our refocused strategy, which targets the core areas where we have a market leading customer proposition."

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Paul Gandy commented: "I am very pleased to be joining Interserve at this time. Interserve Construction enjoys fundamental strengths across the UK demonstrated by a steady stream of successful building, fit-out and civil engineering projects. I look forward to working with the Construction team, Debbie White and Nick Pollard, in his role overseeing construction on the Interserve Group Limited Board, as we continue to deliver the transformation of the Construction division, and support its future development, efficiency and growth."

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