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ISS appoints COO for Government, Healthcare and Infrastructure business

ISS has appointed Martin Burholt as Chief Operating Officer for its Government, Healthcare and Infrastructure business.

Burholt brings to ISS over 30 years of leadership experience in customer service industries, the majority of which have been for multinational out-sourcing businesses across public, private and charitable sectors. His background includes managing large, complex facilities management accounts in central and local government, healthcare and education sectors in the UK, together with support services and FM contracts in the Middle East. He is non-executive chairman of Freedom Leisure, a leading not-for-profit leisure trust.

Commenting on the appointment, Liz Benison, CEO, ISS UK & Ireland, said: “We are delighted to welcome Martin to ISS UK & Ireland. He brings expertise in leadership, along with a passion for creating and driving high standards of customer service and excellence in account management. His background brings the elements to strengthen the OneISS Strategy and sharpen our public sector engagement.”

Burholt, who took up the position on 1 November 2021, said: “I am delighted and honoured to join Liz Benison and her team at ISS to lead their newly formed Government, Healthcare and Infrastructure segment across the UK & Ireland as part of the overarching OneISS Strategy. Post-pandemic, it is a critical time for customers in these key sectors and I am confident that, with our depth of customer insight, global expertise and continued investment in technology, ISS is very well placed to assist our partners achieve their own ambitions and objectives.”

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