Steve Gibbs to head up newly-integrated SPIE UK Facilities Services division.
London, UK – 5th May 2014 – SPIE, the independent European leader in electrical and mechanical engineering and HVAC services, energy and communication systems, has today announced that Steve Gibbs has been appointed as the new Managing Director of SPIE’s Facilities Services business, effective immediately.
With over 25 years’ experience in construction and facilities management, Steve is very well positioned as the new Managing Director for SPIE UK’s Facilities Services division. Steve joins SPIE UK from his role as Director of Operations at Cofely Workplace (formerly Balfour Beatty WorkPlace) and has a proven record of winning and operating profitable businesses within the FM Industry in both the Public and Private Sectors.
As Managing Director of Facilities Services, Steve will work with regional teams across the UK, managing projects across the commercial, educational, industrial and public sectors to offer an overall management strategy for the holistic management of buildings.
James Thoden van Velzen, CEO of SPIE UK, explains: “I’m delighted to welcome Steve to our Facilities Services division and I’m confident that his innovation and wealth of experience will make him a valuable addition to SPIE UK. His previous directorial and management experience stand him in great stead to lead and develop the newly integrated business, supporting our customers to achieve their business goals. This is an exciting time for Facilities Services at SPIE UK and we’re proud to have Steve at the helm."
Renaud Digoin Danzin
Strategy & Development Director
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