London, UK - 2nd May 2017
SPIE, the independent European leader in multi-technical services in the areas of energy and communications, announces the appointment of Rob Goodhew as its new CEO of the UK operation. He will take up the new position from 8th May 2017 and replaces James Thoden van Velzen.
Rob has over 30 years’ experience in the engineering industry and joined SPIE UK in 2009 as Director of Major Projects for the Building Services division. In his eight years at SPIE, he has held several senior management roles including Regional Director and then Managing Director of the UK Building Services division.
Gauthier Louette, SPIE’s Chairman and CEO, declared: ‘We are delighted to appoint Rob to lead our UK business. His extensive experience in the market and at SPIE made him the obvious choice to lead the business forward. The range of roles he has held at SPIE already, means that he has the detailed understanding and knowledge of our business to continue its expansion and growth. It’s an exciting time for SPIE in the UK, and I’m pleased to welcome Rob to SPIE Group executive committee. I thank James for all he has contributed to the business and wish him well for the new opportunity he decided to embrace’.