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Celebrating Untamed Ambition

22.10.2020, 11:59

Celebrating Untamed Ambition

Joe Govier, CEO of Connect 2 Cleanrooms, has been named as one of the UK’s Top 50 Most Ambitious Business Leaders for 2020 by private equity firm, LDC.

Now in its third year, the awards programme which is supported by The Telegraph newspaper, celebrates the inspirational leaders behind some of the countries most successful and fast-growing medium-sized firms.

integrated cleanroom solutions provider, Connect 2 Cleanrooms, was founded by Govier in 2002 and recently reported annual revenue growth of 40 per cent.

Govier who recently announced his intention to expand the company into new international markets, comments: “We crept into this market by doing small projects. Now we build multi-million-pound facilities for pharmaceutical and aerospace giants.

“Connect 2 Cleanrooms has grown through two recessions and a pandemic, all the while supporting my family and creating opportunities for the people who come and work here. 

“We are extremely adaptable so we can flip to focus on sectors when confidence and growth is high.”

John Garner, head of new business at LDC, adds: “The UK has a long-standing reputation for its entrepreneurial endeavour, but there has never been a more important time to recognise or back ambition in British business. The LDC Top 50 Most Ambitious Business Leaders aims to do just that.

“All of the inspiring leaders featured in our Top 50 this year have driven their business forward during a period of adversity, whether by expanding internationally, delivering real innovation, showcasing resilience or making a difference in their communities. They all deserve their place and I look forward to seeing their continued success.”

A mid-market private equity firm backed by Lloyds Banking Group, LDC is committed to investing £1.2 billion over the next three years to support the ambitions of management teams in mid-market businesses across the United Kingdom.

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Staff Reporter covers the latest news, trends and opinion from the facilities management (FM) and corporate real estate (CRE) sectors. The FM market is currently estimated to be worth USD 1 trillion annually and is projected to grow at a compounded annualised rate of approximately 5% between now and 2026.

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