Exertis has place more emphasis on business transformation and change management with the appointment of Chris Bale to the newly created position of Head of Transformation, reporting to Gerry O’Keeffe, Exertis International MD.
“Chris's appointment will enable our businesses across Europe to improve their operational efficiency and productivity through not only sharing best practice but also adopting new ways of working that can drive growth, enhance profit and take advantage of new opportunities”, said O’Keeffe.
Bale joins from the Coop where, as Head of Investment Appraisal and Transformation Finance, he played a key role in supporting the company with its largest transformation programmes.
Previous to the Coop he worked for 11 years at Ernst and Young helping corporates, their owners and lenders to improve performance and liquidity.
Bale added: “Exertis has set out an exciting strategy of geographic expansion with a number of recent acquisitions already completed. I will work with the country management teams to build programmes that can drive significant business improvements and help shape and implement integration projects that maximise the investment."