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New appointments as part of business growth strategy

John Perkins Construction has made two key appointments, as part of a planned growth strategy that will see the company further build on its £9million turnover.

The new Operations Manager and Commercial Manager will bolster the senior management team, managing the production side of the business. Reporting directly to Contracts Director, Rupert Perkins, they'll work closely to support the team of contracts managers and site managers.

Graeme Young steps in as Operations Manager

Graeme YoungGraeme Young has been named Operations Manager, allowing the company to take on bigger projects without sacrificing its reputation for customer focus.

With over 30 years' experience in project management, Graeme built up his industry knowledge in senior roles for Cowlin Construction and Midas Construction. He brings to John Perkins Construction an excellent pedigree in large-scale construction projects.

Graeme Young, Operations Manager, comments: "John Perkins Construction is a growing, progressive company with a strong future. In my new role as Operations Manager, I'll have the opportunity to make a tangible difference and contribute to its continued success. I am certain that this will be a mutually productive and beneficial partnership."

Alex Jenkins moves up as Commercial Manager

Alex JenkinsWorking alongside Graeme, Alex Jenkins has been promoted to the role of Commercial Manager, following a successful stint as a Contracts Quantity Surveyor for the company.

He now has overall responsibility for financial control and profitability at John Perkins Construction and will play a key role in making sure clients are always getting the best value for money.

Alex Jenkins, Commercial Manager, comments: "I am pleased to have been given the opportunity to help develop the business by ensuring commercial risk is effectively managed, as we continue to take on bigger projects. Our aim is to 'make it happen' for our clients on every job."

A long-term strategy for growth

Robert Yeandle, Managing Director, comments: "Our turnover has doubled in just three years and we're keen to keep growing the company in a smart, sustainable way. This means bringing in new people and promoting from within, in order to make sure we have the resources to deliver big projects while upholding our core values of honesty, openness, integrity and flexibility."

He adds: "Our focus is on strategic investment, so that we can further develop without compromising the high-quality workmanship and commitment to customer satisfaction that's got us where we are today."

"Our turnover has doubled in just three years and we're keen to keep growing the company in a smart, sustainable way."

Robert Yeandle
Managing Director