The announcement follows the recent promotion of former Commercial Director, Scott Camp, to the position of Managing Director. Hagan’s appointment becomes effective with immediate effect and sees him join the Wates Smartspace board.
Hagans joined Wates in 2003 as an Assistant Surveyor, working exclusively within the Smartspace division, and culminating in his most recent position as Regional Commercial Director. In recent years he has played a key role leading the commercial delivery for the banking sector whilst also driving various business improvement initiatives.
His new role, which will oversee all national commercial activity also involves responsibility for the management and professional development of the commercial team of over 50 people.
Commenting on his appointment, Hagans said: “I’m excited to be taking on this new role and to be working alongside Scott and the senior team as we focus on the future after the challenges of the pandemic and adapting our business to customers’ evolving requirements.
“Smartspace’s strength lies in its flexibility and adapting quickly to customers’ changing demands. We are now seeing new opportunities in helping our customers to maintain their properties and critical plant, making them Covid-safe and resilient for the future.”
Wates Smartspace forms part of Wates Property Services (WPS) – a specialist in housing and corporate building maintenance and part of the Wates Group.