Wates Group appoints new Chief of Staff to drive strategic initiatives | Wates

The Wates Group, the leading privately-owned construction, property services and development company has announced the appointment of Emily Westcott as new Chief of Staff.

Working with Chief Executive David Allen and the rest of the Executive Committee, Emily will support a wide range of initiatives to help shape the strategic development of the Group.

Emily joined the Wates Group nine years ago and her most recent role was Financial Controller for SES Engineering Services, the Groups specialist M&E business. She assumes her new role in April 2019.

David Allen, Chief Executive, said:

Emilys appointment comes at an exciting time for Wates as we look to build on the success of the last few years by making the Group as efficient, progressive and sustainable as possible. Its always a pleasure to be able to promote talented colleagues into senior jobs, so Im delighted that weve found someone of Emilys calibre from our group of highly talented staff.

Emily said:

One of the advantages of being part of a group like Wates is the opportunity to get involved in a wide range of disciplines and different sectors. Im really looking forward to working with David and the Executive Committee on this new challenge as the business looks to the future.

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