Patrick Parsons appoints new Chief Executive Officer
30 May 2019
Multi-disciplinary consulting engineers Patrick Parsons have appointed Gail Bamforth as Chief Executive Officer, who starts in the role immediately. Following a period of significant growth through acquisition, Patrick Parsons has appointed Gail to strengthen operations and consolidate the growth that the company has achieved.
Gail brings with her 25 years of business experience across a variety of industries; ranging from media to supply chain, spanning public and private sectors. Most recently she held the dual role of CFO & COO at Capita Travel and Events.
Gail Bamforth said “After experiencing first-hand the fantastic energy in the organisation and the passion for the services we provide, I am thrilled to be taking on the role of CEO at Patrick Parsons. Joining the company at this pivotal time allows me to draw on my experience of driving significant change through improved process and governance. In turn this will enable the business, and those within it, to develop, whilst continuing to keep clients our number-one priority allowing us to seamlessly deliver services across multiple disciplines and locations.”
Robert Horvath, Chairman of Patrick Parsons, said “Gail’s appointment is fantastic for Patrick Parsons. It’s very exciting to see a dynamic woman take on this senior leadership role within the engineering sector. Gail comes with vast management experience and is ably qualified to drive the business forward.”
Former Chief Executive Officer, Peter Stienlet, will step into the role of Chief Commercial Officer and will focus on the commercial aspects of the business, supporting the business strategy to grow the client base and facilitate development of services within key sectors.