Kershaw Mechanical Services Welcomes the New Year with Senior Management Promotions

January 08 2019

Cambridge based building services company, Kershaw Mechanical Services, has welcomed in 2019 with two senior management promotions. 

The promotions will see Luke Ashton take the role of Managing Director for Kershaw Mechanical Services and Andrew Saunders promoted into the position of Operations Director for the company.

Luke joined the business in January 2018 as Operations Director and has over 25 years’ experience in the industry. He has held a number of senior roles with national contractors and will use this experience and knowledge of the industry to drive forward with the company’s ambitious growth plans. 

Luke Ashton commented “I am delighted to be taking the reins of one of the leading M&E building services companies in the country. Moving forward my role will be to ensure we continue to deliver a high level of service to our customers, whilst delivering on a profitable business plan” He continued “I look forward to working closely with Andrew, in his new role, alongside the rest of the management team to enable us to reach and exceed our targets for 2019 and beyond”

Andrew joined the company in 1988 and will utilise his previous experience as Contracts Manager to oversee the company’s operations. He will call upon his knowledge of main contractors to establish future contract opportunities whilst using his expertise to nurture existing main contractor relationships to encouraging repeat and prolonged business.

Speaking of his new role Andrew said “I am immensely proud to be able to represent Kershaw Mechanical Services as Operations Director. I have a long history with the company and I am looking forward to using my experience to help reach our business goals, whilst securing the company’s ongoing success”

The changes in the Senior Management team have enabled Gary Smith, who had successfully Managed Kershaw Mechanical Services for the past 11 years, to bring his experience and support to Group Operations including Insulation, Service & Maintenance and T R Freeman.

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Luke Ashton - Managing Director, Kershaw Mechanical Services

Andrew Saunders - Operations Director, Kershaw Mechanical Services