Provider of premium cleaning services in London, Julius Rutherfoord, has appointed Marcus Heap as sales and marketing director.
Heap, an experienced business leader, with proven success in developing business strategy and then leading and driving the implementation, will be responsible for leading the sales and marketing team to deliver the organisation’s growth plans as it secures its position as London’s best contract cleaners for the commercial and educational sectors.
Heap has an extensive international and domestic sales and marketing career with senior roles at 3M, Imation, Office Depot, Manutan and most recently Recall, where he was sales and marketing director. During his career he has managed teams who have delivered exceptional service to commercial clients across a wide range of sectors.
Julius Rutherfoord employs over 2,250 staff providing daily cleaning services for a wide variety of prestigious offices, commercial premises and educational establishments. High profile clients include the Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, Macmillan Publishing, The Institute of Cancer Research, Mind Candy, The Salvation Army, Amnesty International, Battersea Dogs & Cats Home, and the Supreme Court of the UK to name a few.
To help manage its growing portfolio of contracts, Julius Rutherfoord has also appointed two new general managers to the operations team. Their appointment increases the number of general managers to four and will allow the organisation to continue to devote very significant management time to all current contracts, as well as accommodating its plans for further growth.
Both general managers come from national facilities management contractors and have many years’ experience in the industry.
Andrew Marshall, managing director of Julius Rutherfoord said:
“We have built a reputation as an industry leader in quality, innovation, staff security vetting, healthy workplace practices and corporate social responsibility. Appointing these individuals who have worked with top industry organisations is part of our strategy to continue to deliver service excellence whilst meeting our ambitious targets over the coming years.”