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New head for G4S FM business

Published 13th November, 2015 by Neil Nixon

New head for G4S FM business

G4S Facilities Management, the FM business of global security company G4S, has appointed Peter Jones as its new regional managing director. He will be responsible for G4S FM, the facilities management business which employs more than 7200 staff across the UK, Ireland, Channel Islands and the Isle of Man. G4S FM delivers integrated facilities management, security, front of house, hard FM, cleaning, catering, and service desk services in the corporate, healthcare, education, and central government sectors.

Jones has more than 23 years' experience in the property, facilities management and engineering sector at national and international level. He was most recently MD of CBRE's integrated facilities management business across EMEA. Prior to that, he held several leadership roles in his eight years at Carillion, with responsibilities including infrastructure services, property services and facilities management. In his earlier career, Jones worked for Barclays, where he led the FM strategy, and at Johnson Controls delivering FM across EMEA.

"At G4S, I will have the opportunity to grow our FM business in the UK and Ireland and help to develop our overall FM offering in other key markets, as clients are increasingly looking for us to provide additional integrated solutions,” said Jones. “With security and FM services accounting for 59% of group revenue globally, G4S has an unrivalled platform to respond to our customers' increasingly complex requirements.”

G4S regional president, UK & Ireland, Peter Neden, added: "I would like to welcome Peter to G4S. The facilities management business has been identified as one of the key growth opportunities, both within the UK and the broader G4S Group. I am delighted to have someone with Peter's experience and leadership join us at this time to build our position in the industry.”