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EMCOR UK appoints CEO to succeed Keith Chanter

EMCOR UK’s Chief Financial Officer, Cheryl McCall, has been appointed to the role of Chief Executive Officer, effective 1 January 2024. She will take over the reins from Keith Chanter, who is retiring after 16 years with the business.

McCall joined EMCOR UK as CFO in 2021 and brings extensive experience in the infrastructure and facilities services sectors. She has more than 30 years of finance experience, having previously served as UKI CFO at AECOM. Prior to that, she served as an auditor in South Africa with Hills Howard & Associates and an Infrastructure Controller at ICO Global Communications, a telecommunications company.

Speaking about her new role, McCall said: “I am honoured to serve as EMCOR UK’s next CEO. My experiences over the past two years at EMCOR UK have only further intensified my belief that there are tremendous growth opportunities ahead, and I am excited to continue working with our exceptional team to build upon the great accomplishments Keith has led.”

Anthony J. Guzzi, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of EMCOR Group, Inc., the parent company of EMCOR UK, said of the appointment: “We are pleased to appoint Cheryl as the next CEO of EMCOR UK. With her significant business experience and financial acumen, we are confident that under her leadership the business will continue to successfully drive its growth as it delivers customer-focused solutions in the fast-paced UK facilities market.”

He added: “We also want to wish Keith well in his retirement after a successful career with EMCOR UK. Keith has been instrumental in transforming EMCOR UK into the successful business that it is today with a focus on delivering high quality, cost effective and sustainable solutions for our customers in some of the most demanding sectors in the UK.  Under Keith’s leadership, EMCOR UK has become a mission-focused organisation that lives EMCOR’s values of Mission First, People Always, and I am confident that Cheryl will continue to build upon these shared values.”

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