North West-based facilities management and refurbishment company, Vivark, has announced two key appointments to further strengthen its management team as the company continues to win new contracts and develop its range of customer-focused services to businesses across the region.
Phil Webster joins Vivark as group director of facilities and asset management. Webster brings to the directors’ team 20 years’ experience of strategic asset management, total facilities management, health and safety, major capital projects and technical engineering service.
Jason Tighe also joins the company as business manager of facilities and asset management and will hold overall responsibility for the delivery of all of Vivark’s contracts. Tighe has over 25 years’ experience of facilities management and refurbishment within the private and public sector, across social and private housing, banking and retail. His experience includes managing new build, refurbishment and large scale fit-out projects.
Commenting on the new appointments, Webster said:
“It truly is an exciting time to join Vivark as more of our customers understand just how much value Vivark can add to their businesses. The new appointments will bolster the team and ensure we continue to deliver on our promise to our customers each and every time. It’ll also allow us to continue to innovate and design bespoke packages of new services, such as Vivark Energy and Vivark Care for an increasing number of sectors and communities in which we operate.”
In addition James Boyd, who has over 20 years’ experience as part of an executive management team and working at Board level, has been appointed to Vivark’s Board. Chris Saxton, who joined the Vivark Board in 2013 and was appointed chair in November 2014, continues to lead the Board, alongside fellow board members Collette King and Graeme Dodd.