FGS UK

Facade & Glazing Solutions (FGS UK) appoints new CEO

  • 7 Mar 2019

Façade & Glazing Solutions (FGS UK), which specialises in the design and installation of commercial facades and reactive glazing services, has appointed Craig McGilvray as Chief Executive Officer.

Mr McGilvray was previously MD of Balfour Beatty’s Gas and Water business, where he was responsible for the leadership, strategy and growth of the £350m-revenue design and build contractor delivering engineering and project services to major UK and Irish utilities.

Prior to this, he was CEO of Emprise Services, a UK-based cleaning and security contractor, where he nearly doubled revenue while increasing profitability.

His prior experience also includes CEO of Alfred McAlpine Business Services, a UK facilities management and projects contractor.

FGS UK was formerly part of Saint-Gobain’s Glassolutions Installation business and was acquired on July 31 2018 by private investment firm CoBe Capital.

Mr McGilvray takes on the role of CEO, working alongside Dirk Jaspers, Director of Operations Europe at CoBe Capital, who is acting MD of FGS following the acquisition.

Mr McGilvray said: “I’m joining FGS at an exciting stage in its development. It has been operating for more than 25 years partnering with main contractors, facilities managers and property owners to provide a complete ‘glazing’ building life cycle solution.

“Now as an independent company it can continue to develop into a sustainable and successful business in the long term, delivering the best outcome for its customers and staff alike.”

FGS provides façade and glazing services to companies including leading national retailers, facilities management groups, and property owners, and works with the UK’s leading main contractors on projects across the public and private sectors. Projects include the V&A Museum in Dundee, The Hiscox Building in York, Lambeth Civic Office in London and the Macallan Distillery in Scotland.

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