Willmott Dixon strengthens management team

Grant Prior 10 years ago
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Willmott Dixon is continuing to strengthen its senior management team with the appointment of new Chief Operating Officers at its house building and interiors divisions.

Charlie Scherer joins as COO at Willmott Dixon Housing, while Mike Hart switches from his current role as director at Willmott Dixon Capital Works to become COO at Willmott Dixon Interiors.

The move marks a return to the company for Scherer who previously worked as a commercial director before leaving in 2004 to join Rok.

Scherer re-joins from Leadbitter where he was their director responsible for the South West and Wales.

He will be responsible for developing a strategy for expanding Willmott Dixon’s house building business throughout England and Wales.

As COO at Willmott Dixon Interiors, Hart will lead expansion plans into in sectors including commercial offices, education, hotel and retail.

Willmott Dixon Capital Works Divisional CEO John Frankiewicz said: “Creating COOs for both our housing and interiors companies reinforces our structure with specialist leadership to complement our focus on work winning, excellence of operational delivery and  customer satisfaction.

“We know that getting these things right will drive our success.

“We want to emerge from these tough trading conditions  as a stronger more efficient  business that has successfully ‘stayed ahead of the curve’, been capable of spotting trends and of maximising market opportunities as they present themselves.

“Our new COOs are a fundamental part of making that happen.”

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