25 January 2019
ISG has further strengthened its senior leadership team with a trio of appointments to its statutory board.
The existing four-strong board will be bolstered as Jane Falconer and Matt Blowers are promoted to Chief Human Resources Officer and Chief Operating Officer for Fit Out respectively, and new appointment – Gordon Kew joins as Chief Operating Officer for UK Construction.
With the expectation that 2018 will prove a record year for ISG, when its results are announced in spring, the company is building strength and depth within its leadership team to support expected growth across all areas of the business, both domestically and across its international operations.
In addition to the promotion of Jane and Matt to ISG’s statutory board, Gordon Kew has recently joined the business and takes his position on the enlarged board to head up the company’s UK Construction business.
Existing board member, Paul Weaver will become Chief Operating Officer for ISG’s burgeoning Engineering Services business, and continues to spearhead the company’s core focus on achieving optimal operational efficiency.
Paul Cossell, ISG’s CEO, commented: “I’m delighted to welcome three new members to our existing four-strong board at ISG.
"Jane, Matt and Gordon all bring exceptional experience, expertise and insight to our leadership team at a time when our business is seeing its most consistent period of sustainable growth and strongest financial performance in our history.
“Our people are the key to our continued success and that’s why we have made it a strategic priority that human resources is represented at board level, and I’m thrilled that Jane has agreed to step up to this new, business critical role.
Paul continued: "As we look to attract the highest-calibre individuals that will drive our business forward, we are increasingly focused on accessing a global talent pool of the most capable people with the expertise to deliver major projects at the £100 million scale and above internationally.
“The promotion of Matt Blowers to our board brings just recognition to one of our longest serving, operationally outstanding and admired colleagues, who brings the drive and passion to extend our global market-leading fit out capability to even greater levels of success.
“I’m also pleased to announce that experienced leader, Gordon Kew, has not only joined our business, but will play a pivotal role on the board setting the strategic direction of our strongly performing UK Construction business.
"Gordon has an exceptional industry pedigree and will be a major asset to our business.”
ISG’s enlarged board comprises Paul Cossell, Chief Executive Officer; Mark Stockton, Chief Financial Officer; Richard Hubbard, Chief Marketing Officer; Jane Falconer, Chief Human Resources Officer; Paul Weaver, Chief Operating Officer for Engineering Services; Matt Blowers, Chief Operating Officer for Fit Out and Gordon Kew, Chief Operating Officer for UK Construction.