Edwin James Announces New COO
Christopher Kehoe has joined facilities engineering provider Edwin James Group from EMCOR UK as chief operating officer.
With a record in developing customer-centric cultures, service delivery and focusing on people development, Kehoe brings over 25 years’ experience in executive leadership to the Glasgow headquartered business.
Formerly group executive director at EMCOR UK, he will oversee a re-alignment of Edwin James Group’s Process Services business and the introduction of a longer-term strategic vision to empower colleagues to create growth.
Kehoe, who also serves as a non-executive director of industry body, The Institute for Collaborative Working, says:
“I’ve joined Edwin James Group at a key stage in its evolution. The highly capable operations team is delivering innovative work across the UK and a wide range of industry sectors.
“The people, services and technology create huge potential for expansion, and I’m looking forward to being part of the Group’s ongoing success story, delivering operational excellence, driving organic growth across the entire business and leading the drive to focus on our valued customers.
“Developing and retaining talent is a key priority for me and I intend to build on the investment and achievements of the team over recent years which will ensure the business is in solid strategic shape for years to come.”
Edwin James Group operates offices and service centres in Glasgow, Aberdeen, Inverness, Burton on Trent, Swadlincote, Louth, Newcastle, Peterborough, Daresbury, Tapton, Reading and Mildenhall.