G4S Facilities Management (G4S FM) has announced the appointment of two new directors to strengthen customer focus and respond to increased growth opportunities.
Mike Jones, who joined G4S FM in 2013, to lead a flagship total facilities management government contract with the Ministry of Justice, has been appointed to the role of customer service director. He will now lead FM corporate accounts nationally and within the Offshore Islands’ FM and security businesses of Jersey, Guernsey and the Isle of Man, and will also be responsible for the Carbon & Energy Solutions business.
Jones has previously worked at executive board level in major international service businesses, including five years as MD leading the transformation of facilities management company Romec.
Farmer has a strong energy background having also worked with GSH Group and Inenco Group. He has specific FM sector experience previously as director of energy and sales for Initial Facilities, where he set up a 50 strong energy division from scratch, delivering in house bureau, consultancy and procurement services.
Commenting on the new appointments, G4S FM managing director, Peter Jones said:
“As our business continues to evolve, we need to ensure we have the right people in place to meet our business growth and performance expectations.
“I’m delighted to have Mike Jones and Simon Farmer on board. The UK is a very mature FM market and we benefit from a strong blend of talent mix both by promoting existing directors and recruiting new leaders who add to our culture and service DNA.”
G4S FM delivers a wide range of client focused energy and carbon solutions, including procurement specifications, specialist technical advice to help customers reach environmental targets, and end to end energy management and solutions implementation.
Last year the team delivered £4.5 million of project work, including LED lighting to over 100 premises, replacement boilers, building management systems optimisation and replacement air handling units.