Alan is replacing Glyn Barker who has lead the company since March 2016. Mr. Lovell has held executive positions predominantly in the construction and energy sectors, at companies such as Tamar Energy, Infinis, Jarvis and the Constain Group. In addition to this, he served four years as the National Chair for the Consumer Council for Water and is currently the Chairman of Safestyle UK and a Senior Independent Director of SIG plc.
Interserve Group Chief Executive Officer, Debbie White has said, “On behalf of the Board I would like to thank Glyn for his service as Chairman of Interserve. His leadership of the Board and valuable counsel has been vital during a period of significant challenge and change for the Group.” She went on to add that, “We are delighted to welcome Alan to Interserve. He brings a wealth of experience and has a strong track record of business improvement and transformation.”
In response to his appointment, new Chairman, Alan Lovell stated, “I am pleased to be joining Interserve at this exciting time. I look forward to working with the Board, and with Debbie White and her Executive Team, to continue delivering Interserve’s transformation and to capitalise on the significant opportunities ahead for the Group as a best-in-class partner to the public and private sector.”
In closing, Mr. Lovell added, “It is a privilege to succeed Glyn, who during his time at Interserve has made a tremendous contribution to the Group. I wish him the very best for the future.”