New Interserve construction MD joins from Kier

10 September 2019 | By Neil Gerrard

Interserve Group has appointed Paul Gandy as the new managing director of its UK construction business.

Gandy, who takes up his role from 1 October, will succeed George Franks, who will retire in May 2020.

Gandy joins Interserve from Kier, where he is currently a director of its construction business. He has also held leadership roles at Balfour Beatty, Lendlease, and Multiplex and has served as an elected trustee of the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) from 2013 to 2016.

Debbie White, chief executive officer, Interserve Group Limited said: “I would like to thank George Franks for his significant contribution to Interserve during his career with the company. We are delighted to welcome Paul to Interserve. His experience in the UK construction sector will be invaluable as we continue to position the Construction division for long-term, sustainable success through our refocused strategy, which targets the core areas where we have a market leading customer proposition.”

Paul Gandy said: “I am very pleased to be joining Interserve at this time. Interserve Construction enjoys fundamental strengths across the UK demonstrated by a steady stream of successful building, fit-out and civil engineering projects. I look forward to working with the construction team, Debbie White and Nick Pollard, in his role overseeing construction on the Interserve Group board, as we continue to deliver the transformation of the construction division, and support its future development, efficiency and growth.”

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