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Mitie creates head of defence role

Mitie has appointed Charles Antelme DSO to take up the newly created role of Head of Defence.

Antelme joins Mitie from Skarbek Associates, a management consultancy firm, where he served as the Managing Partner and Board Member responsible for the growth and development of the firm. Prior to this, he held senior business development and external affairs roles in the energy and security sectors. Before embarking on his commercial career, Antelme spent 18 years in the Armed Forces, including with UK Special Forces, where he worked to the highest strategic levels in multi-agency and international operations, both in combat and advisory roles.

Antelme brings a wealth of knowledge in the defence sector, as well as extensive leadership experience in strategic growth. In this new role, he will be responsible for strategic development of Mitie’s Defence business, including demonstrating capability to the Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO).

This is a key appointment in Mitie’s commitment to support the government and the wider public sector following Mitie’s appointment to the Crown Commercial Service framework for Defence.

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