OCS Appoints Director of Operations for NEC Contract
OCS Group UK Ltd has appointed Jeremy Dicks as Director of Operations for the NEC Group contract. Jeremy will manage the facilities management contract that OCS Group have held with NEC since 2012, overseeing security and event stewarding, traffic and car park management, portering, cleaning, waste management and helpdesk services. He will report to Andrew Mortimer, Managing Director of Destinations and Venues.
Jeremy has an established history within the facilities management and property services industry, having worked with Sodexo, Compass Group and latterly Carillion. In addition to this, Jeremy has also worked across a wide range of industry sectors including corporate services, retail, sports & leisure, travel, defence, education, healthcare, and local government.
Andrew Mortimer commented: “Jeremy has a superb track record in the FM sector and a wealth of experience to offer. I look forward to working with him and the team in Birmingham. With Jeremy on board we will to continue to build on the great work we have delivered at the NEC”.
Jeremy, commenting on his appointment, said: “I am delighted to be joining the OCS team and look forward to leading the business in delivering services for these prestigious and exciting venues”.
The Birmingham-based NEC Group operates four world-class venues. The National Exhibition Centre, which is the location for the annual Facilities Show supported by the British Institute of Facilities Management, and the Gentings Arena, a music and entertainment venue, occupy a 610-acre site near Solihull. The International Convention Centre and the Barclaycard Arena, both in central Birmingham, complete the portfolio. The four sites welcome four million people every year at 800 diverse events, from trade shows, live bands and consumer exhibitions such as Gardeners’ World, to major sporting events - including the BMX Championships and World Indoor Athletics.