MechFS have announced the appointment of Mike Kendon as the company’s new CEO, effective from October.
Mike brings to the position a wealth of experience and knowledge and is a seasoned executive whose professional experience includes business development, corporate M&A (internal and advisory), management & finance.
With a degree in International Business and an MBA from Henley Business School, Mike joins MechFS following a successful period as Managing Director for North America at Soventix, a German headquartered company focused on the development and EPC (engineering, procurement and construction) of renewable energy projects in international markets.
He joins the company at a key time, as MechFS is celebrating another year of growth despite the COVID-19 pandemic after completing their 11th year (2019) in business with a record-breaking turnover of over £47m and total group turnover of £73.5m.
The firm has also taken acquisition of a site in Bawtry where a new headquarters is currently under construction and when completed, will support the company’s growth and expansion strategy.
Mike will take over from current CEO Paul Sutherland, who in addition, has been appointed Chairman of MechFS. Paul says he and the rest of the board are delighted to have Mike join MechFS team.
“Mike joins us with a proven track record of success in many areas including corporate finance, business growth and technology development, combined with his leadership credentials and significant experience, it’s clear he will be an asset to our growth strategy and I look forward to working with Mike as we continue to expand”.
Reflecting on his appointment, Mike said: “I very much look forward to putting my skills and experiences to work at MechFS, as it continues to expand its position in the built environment sector. MechFS has grown solidly by ensuring it leads the field in the use of technology, augmenting its established reputation within MEP engineering, procurement and installation – all of which is delivered through an unrivalled customer service ethos. I look forward to working with the team that have achieved this and to contribute to the company’s continued growth, including strategic options to further enhance and expand the Company’s business.”