Wates unveils new chief of staff

Wates Group 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.

Wates unveils new chief of staff

Emily Westcott

Having joined Wates Group nine years ago, Emily’s most recent role was financial controller for SES Engineering Services, the group’s specialist M&E business.

Emily will assume her new role in April 2019.

David Allen, chief executive, said: “Emily’s 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. It’s always a pleasure to be able to promote talented colleagues into senior jobs, so I’m delighted that we’ve found someone of Emily’s calibre from our group of highly talented staff.”

Emily added: “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. I’m 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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