After a period of significant growth in integrated facility services, ISS has announced the appointment of Paul Archer to the leadership team as chief operating officer (COO) for ISS in New Zealand.
[quote]“As a result of this growth in New Zealand, we have had the opportunity to strengthen our team and create a strong base to support our strategy in developing customer focused, integrated service solutions,” stated ISS Australia and New Zealand CEO Scott Davies. “I’m delighted to welcome Paul, who joins ISS after an extensive internal and external market review – his experience in the service industry will be vital in supporting our vision”.[/quote]
Paul will commence his role with ISS on Monday 5 December 2016 at the company’s New Zealand headquarters in Auckland.
Previously, he worked for the international hotel company, Accor Hotels, for over 20 years in Australia, Fiji, India and most recently, as regional general manager for New Zealand.
[quote]“I’m thrilled to be joining ISS,” he said. “As a leader in the facilities management market globally, the business has a strong alignment to the hospitality sector. I’m looking forward to leading the NZ team and striving to position ISS as the market leader in New Zealand”.[/quote]
ISS has said Paul’s appointment reinforces the company’s view of New Zealand’s strong facility services market and positions the business for further growth. It will also ensure a greater level of local autonomy of decision making and local leadership for the hundreds of existing customers across the North and South Island.