Scottish-headquartered construction firm Morris & Spottiswood has strengthened its team in the ’Northern Powerhouse’ region with the appointment of a new business development manager.
Charlotte Glover has joined the business, which specialises in refurbishment, fitout and mechanical and electrical (M&E) engineering and has offices in Glasgow, Edinburgh and Perth, in a position intended to drive fitout and refurbishment projects within the north of England.
Charlotte has worked in the construction industry for the last five years, bringing with her experience of working across construction services including fitout and M&E.
Charlotte will work for the company’s Fitout England division, operating from its offices in Warrington and Leeds.
The appointment aligns with Glasgow-headquartered Morris & Spottiswood’s ten-year strategy to grow its group turnover to £150million by 2026.
Chief executive John Dunwell said the appointment was part of a strategy to build on success the business has already enjoyed in the region.
He said: “Fitout England has a clear strategy for sustained growth in the north of England. Our strategy has been bolstered by recent framework wins with Pagabo, Crown Commercial Services and Procure North West (Lite) and the delivery of high calibre projects such as Sky Garden in Leeds city centre.
“Charlotte brings with her an enviable amount of connections and a wealth of knowledge in the construction sector, which we believe will help us continue to drive forward, building trust and repeat business.”
Charlotte, who came to Morris & Spottiswood through existing relationships, will primarily focus the Manchester and Leeds areas.
She will focus on the private sector with the aim of securing commercial office contracts, drawing on the contacts she already has in the north whilst also supporting the public sector pipeline.
Charlotte said: “I know Morris & Spottiswood has a great reputation with a strong pedigree and back catalogue of projects, so I knew this would be a great place to work. The company’s strength in Scotland is being replicated in England, and I look forward to contributing to the growth of the company in the Northern Powerhouse region.”
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Morris & Spottiswood
Morris & Spottiswood is a family-owned business founded in Glasgow in 1925. The early Morris & Spottiswood workshop serviced Glasgow’s strong industrial base. When the second generation of the Morris family were leading the business in the 1960s, the shop-fitting and construction divisions were built up. The business is now being led by the third generation of the Morris family and has a UK-wide reputation in fitout, M&E, housing and facilities management, a turnover of circa £100million and employees in offices in Glasgow, Edinburgh, Perth, Leeds and Warrington. The culture of the company has always remained strongly people-centred.