Midas announces new Group Finance Director

HandshakeConstruction and property services company Midas Group has announced the appointment of Mike Ready as its new Group Finance Director.

Mike takes over this key position in the business from Duncan Rogerson, who will be stepping down from his role in August, after 21 years with the company, to pursue his career elsewhere.

Midas is one of the UK’s largest independent construction and property services providers delivering projects for customers across a range of sectors including; retail, education, residential and commercial developments, and has offices throughout the South West, South East, Midlands and Wales.

The company’s strategy is to be the contractor of choice in the areas in which it operates, through development of long-term relationships via delivery of its vision to be ‘leaders in customer service and performance’. It is a strategy which is already showing tremendous success with more than 75% of the Group’s projects being carried out on a repeat business basis.

Mike is a Chartered Accountant with a strong, broad commercial finance background gained from over 25 years’ experience in both the UK and Australia, including 10 years with Ernst and Young followed by corporate finance roles with Super Retail Group, Bacardi Corporation and Imperial Brands in Bristol.

Mike said: “I am extremely pleased to be joining Midas Group, which is an exciting, forward-thinking business with a clear vision and team of hugely talented people.  I look forward to working with Duncan, who I know well since our time together at EY, to ensure a smooth transition, and with the Midas Board and team to continue to develop the company’s reputation for excellence in project delivery, customer service and financial management.”

Alan Hope, Chief Executive of Midas Group, said: “Mike brings a wide range of experience across a variety of sectors and we are very pleased to welcome him to Midas Group.  He joins a company with a clear vision to grow sustainably and profitably across our market sectors and geographically.

“In looking forward to the exciting times ahead, we also want to express our gratitude to Duncan, who has been a fundamental part of the Midas success story. Whilst we will miss his undoubted knowledge, expertise and commitment, we all wish him well in the next stage of his career.”