Bidvest Noonan appoints for Axis Executive to CFO position following acquisition

Bidvest Noonan LogoBidvest Noonan has appointed Simon Giles as Chief Finance Officer for its business in Great Britain. The appointment strengthens the company’s senior management team following its recent acquisitions, which include Cordant Services and the Axis Group in the UK and Interact in Ireland.

A combination of organic and acquisitive growth has seen Bidvest Noonan develop leadership positions in all its key markets across the UK and Ireland. Today the group has annual revenues of more than £700 million and employs over 27,000 people.

Having previously served as Chief Operating Officer for Axis Cleaning and Finance Director for the Axis Group, Simon will take on a leadership role for the wider Bidvest Noonan group across Great Britain. A qualified chartered accountant, Simon has more than 20 years of experience and a proven track record for driving company performance.

Commenting on the appointment, Bidvest Noonan’s Group CFO, Michael Kennedy, said: “I am delighted to welcome Simon to our team. He joins us at a key stage in our development. His wealth of financial experience and deep facilities industry knowledge will be invaluable to us as we continue to grow our brands.”

Simon Giles commented: “I am thrilled to take on this new role and support our wider group. I’m looking forward to working with my new colleagues across all our brands. I know that, together, we will continue to take this business from strength to strength.”