London-based commercial cleaning company, Julius Rutherfoord & Co, has appointed a new Finance Director as it aims to increase its public and private sector contracts.
David Gajlewicz, who previously has worked for CSL Group for 10 years, joins the firm from Neilson Financial Services, where he was Group Finance Director.
Julius Rutherfoord & Co was incorporated in 1994 by two brothers-in-law and now has sales at over £25 million. Across all of its sites, Julius Rutherfoord provides close to 30,000 hours of cleaning services each week.
Operating solely within London and the surrounding boroughs, last year, it won the Education – Pre-School and Primary category in the Kimberly-Clark Professional™ Golden Service Awards.
Chris Jarvis, Julius Rutherfoord & Co’s Managing Director, said: “David brings with him a wealth of financial experience and a rare ability to partner with both operations and commercial teams, providing insight, leadership and strategic guidance.
“David has a passion for Business Intelligence, and he will play a pivotal role in harnessing the data we collect through existing technology, to guide decision making, to improve efficiency, to enhance productivity and to provide continuous improvement to our clients.
“Utilising David’s expertise, I’m confident we will maintain our reputation for excellence whilst continuing to grow.”
Gajlewicz said of his appointment: “Julius Rutherfoord & Co presents an exciting challenge for me, as it’s a business that I believe has the ambition and drive for growth.
“It has a fantastic team led by an exceptional board who collectively are committed to delivering excellence. It has strong environmental credentials too, which is vitally important in this day and age.”