Facilities management and people services provider Kingdom Group has appointed Martin Ball as group marketing director to support its next growth phase.
Ball has 25 years of marketing experience gained in the UK and Europe, working with professional services providers and construction manufacturing companies including The Linde Group, BOC (UK) Ltd, Protan and Stephens Scown.
Kingdom Group employs more than 7,000 people to provide a full range of FM and recruitment services, including security guarding, security systems and technology, cleaning, hygiene services, recruitment and training from its eight nationwide offices.
The appointment comes as Kingdom Group continues to invest in UK FM, recruitment and other people-focused industries through organic growth, mergers and acquisitions. Last month, Brindley Medical joined the Group and now operates as Kingdom Medical Services.
Terry Barton, Kingdom Group’s CEO, said: “We are delighted to welcome Martin at such an important time in our expansion. He’s one of a number of new additions to our senior management team and will lead our marketing strategy during what is expected to be an exciting time for us and the 10 companies that operate within the group.
“He has the skills, values and experience that we were looking for, gained during a successful career across professional services and manufacturing in the UK and mainland Europe."
Ball added: “Kingdom Group is diversifying into being a solutions provider for FM and people services, so it really is a great time to be part of the launch of digital solutions and platforms that offer greater value to current and future customers
“We already have an enviable client list and there are many exciting opportunities to grow those we have and to secure new ones. I’m very much looking forward to working with Terry and the team."
Kingdom Group has a UK-wide network of offices in Newton-le-Willows, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Birmingham, London and Belfast. It also operates in India.
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