Press Release: Carlisle appoints new Managing Director for its cleaning and facilities business

17th April 2023

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Facilities management support services provider, Carlisle Support Services appoints Richard Jenkins as Managing Director for its Cleaning and Facilities business.

Having joined Carlisle Support Services at the beginning of 2022 as Head of Operations to lead the Cleaning and Facilities division within the UK transport sector, Richard has delivered exceptional results across numerous large contracts. Given the results and proven track record in creating exemplary environments within large organisations throughout his career, Richard was appointed Managing Director to continue developing Carlisle’s service offering and deliver unrivalled value.

Richard has held several leadership positions in his career, including senior and contract management roles. In these roles, he oversaw the management of large commercial properties, office buildings and larger multi-building sites.

During his time at Carlisle Support Services, Richard has supported the growth of the Cleaning and Facilities division working with renowned clients such as Avanti West Coast, West Midlands Trains, Westminster City Council, Peel Ports, Arriva Rail London and Associated British Ports. In doing so, he has grown divisional service lines to optimise efficiencies and drive down costs across customer operations.

On his appointment, Richard commented:

“Working with Carlisle’s varied and renowned client base is an absolute pleasure and I’m very excited about the opportunity to shape our service offering and continue to deliver outstanding environments.”

Chief Executive Officer at Carlisle Support Services, Paul Evans said:

“Richard is an invaluable member of the Carlisle team, and we are pleased to recognise his achievements through this well-deserved promotion. Richard will undoubtedly play a critical role in further strengthening Carlisle’s value proposition.”

About Carlisle Support Services

Carlisle Support Services is a leading supplier of value-added solutions to chosen niche markets. Employing c. 5,000 people, we focus on the provision of cleaning, security, events, and retail facilities support services. We partner with our clients in long-term relationships to deliver sustainable service innovations and operating efficiencies. Continuous improvement in service quality standards is built into all Carlisle business solutions.

Our business aim is to create business efficiencies, which translate into an improvement in shareholder and stakeholder value.

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