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New MD for Carlisle’s cleaning and facilities business

Facilities management support services provider, Carlisle Support Services has appointed Richard Jenkins as Managing Director of its Cleaning and Facilities business.

Having joined Carlisle Support Services at the beginning of 2022 as Head of Operations to lead the Cleaning and Facilities division within the UK transport sector, Jenkins has delivered exceptional results across numerous large contracts. Given the results and proven track record in creating exemplary environments within large organisations throughout his career, Jenkins was appointed Managing Director to continue developing Carlisle’s service offering and “deliver unrivalled value”.

Jenkins has held several leadership positions in his career, including senior and contract management roles. In these roles, he oversaw the management of large commercial properties, office buildings and larger multi-building sites.

During his time at Carlisle Support Services, Jenkins has supported the growth of the Cleaning and Facilities division working with renowned clients such as Avanti West Coast, West Midlands Trains, Westminster City Council, Peel Ports, Arriva Rail London and Associated British Ports. In doing so, he has grown divisional service lines to optimise efficiencies and drive down costs across customer operations.

Speaking about his new appointment, Jenkins said: “Working with Carlisle’s varied and renowned client base is an absolute pleasure and I’m very excited about the opportunity to shape our service offering and continue to deliver outstanding environments.”

Chief Executive Officer at Carlisle Support Services, Paul Evans commented: “Richard is an invaluable member of the Carlisle team, and we are pleased to recognise his achievements through this well-deserved promotion. Richard will undoubtedly play a critical role in further strengthening Carlisle’s value proposition.”



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