A new management team has been appointed at property and facilities management services firm phs Compliance.
Dan Lee will lead the phs Compliance business as Managing Director, having been appointed from crate rental provider phs Teacrate, which are both part of phs Group.
Lee spent nearly two years as MD of Teacrate, delivering a restructure of the business and launching new digital trading platforms. During this time, he also managed phs’ hygiene division in Ireland. Prior to joining phs, he spent a decade at private-equity owned Safetykleen UK, most recently as Managing Director and part of the Group Executive team.
Alongside Lee, phs Compliance announces three other key appointments. Darren Blackbird has joined as Sales Director, Brian Leech as Operations Director and Greg Johnson as Finance Business Partner. The new management team will strive to expand upon the company’s core offering, enhance its service delivery and achieving its business plans.
With 25 years’ business experience, Blackbird was promoted from within phs, having worked within the strategic business development division for 18 months. His experience includes six years as Commercial Manager for hygiene provider Cannon Hygiene and eight years at Tata Steel as Commercial Manager and latterly as General Manager of a steel distribution business.
Leech joins phs with 20 years of management experience, with six years at property security firm VPS Group where his roles included Regional Director and Operations Director.
Johnson, a qualified Accountant, joins phs from digital services and software firm Capita where he was Financial Controller. His experience also includes finance roles at Talk Talk Business, Henry Bath and BAE Systems.
Speaking about the new team, Lee said: “phs Compliance is well-established with a strong reputation in the marketplace, delivering essential checks and inspections. Under new leadership, we are excited to take the business forward and realise its potential as true market leaders. Our focus will be on delivering innovation for new and existing customers as well as solidifying our core offering. It is a new chapter for phs Compliance and I am genuinely excited to be part of it and working with colleagues that deliver great customer experience every day. The team is super committed and has done a fantastic job as we have been reacting and responding during unusual trading times.”
As a major provider of property and FM services across the UK, phs Compliance delivers more than 14 million compliance inspections for 35,000 customer sites each year.