Press Release: Carlisle appoints new Managing Director in the South

28th April 2023

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Following the internal promotion of Adrian White to the role of Chief Operating Officer, Carlisle Support Services appoints a new Managing Director in the South to lead the company’s security and events division.

Having previously held Managing Director roles at Ballymore Asset Management & Portico Front of House Services, Simon Pratt has now joined Carlisle’s family of over 4,750 employees.

Simon spent the first part of his career in the international luxury hotel market, culminating in the opening of The Grand Hyatt Dubai. In 2012 he joined Portico Corporate Reception Management as Managing Director where he organically grew the business in both the Corporate and Residential Services market across London and then the wider UK. 

More recently in 2018, he joined Ballymore as Managing Director of Ballymore Asset Management providing strategic leadership to define and deliver best in class urban resort services across the Ballymore portfolio, including Royal Wharf, London City Island, Good Luck Hope, Embassy Gardens and Wardian.

As MD in the south, Simon will be working closely with the team and Carlisle’s highly valued clients to drive service improvements in Security and Events across all areas of operation.

On his appointment, Simon commented:

“I am absolutely thrilled to have joined the Carlisle Senior Management Team. I will be working closely with our teams to consistently deliver a “best-in-class” service experience, through our fantastic people.”

I will ensure I lead by example using my knowledge, expertise, drive & passion to empower our people in every way possible to be the absolute best they can be.”

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

“On behalf of the board and myself, we wish Simon all the best for the role ahead, whilst also wishing to place on record our thanks to Adrian White, who was previously in this role and has now been promoted to Chief Operating Officer for Carlisle Support Services.”

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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