Mitie, an outsourcing company based in England, in the United Kingdom, has announced a series of senior appointments to the commercial sector of its Environmental + business.

Joe Read has joined as operations director for the business’s commercial team, running all contracts in England and Wales outside the London area. The new operations director has held several senior appointments in the support service industry over the past 25 years, and will be using this experience to strengthen relationships with Mitie’s public and private sector clients.

Lawrence Beckett has joined as operations director for the London region. With over 20 years’ experience in the financial, public sector, commercial and professional service areas,Beckett will be helping Mitie deliver five-star, ‘hotel experience’ quality for blue chip clients.

Mandy Parkinson has joined as the new customer relationship manager for Mitie’s Environmental + business, concentrating specifically on the Canary Wharf basin, where Mitie already has major landmark clients. Parkingson will focus on networking and building relationships with the commercial occupants of the basin.

Bruce Penrice, who has worked for several well-known FM providers, has joined Mitie as solutions director for the London area. He will be helping Mitie develop solid strategic relations within the financial, commercial and professional services sectors.

“These appointments reinforce us as one of the country’s leading commercial cleaning and environmental companies and continue to build on our national infrastructure," said Rob Cattell, managing director of Mitie’s Environmental + business side. "The new appointments complement the existing team and this investment in some of the best people in the industry will ensure our ability to continually adapt our delivery solutions to the needs of our ever-changing markets.”