Industrial services company Deborah Services Limited (DSL) has appointed Peter Hughes as Group Business Development Director. Mr Hughes will have responsibility for developing new business opportunities for DSL, with a particular focus on growth into international markets.
Mr Hughes previously worked for six years in the same role for Cape Plc, where he successfully led the company’s expansion into new markets across a wide international footprint. Last month former Cape Chief executive Martin May was appointed as Chairman of DSL, and as a non-executive director of DSL’s parent company Siteserv.
Prior to working for Cape, Mr Hughes was Business Development Director for support services company Interserve Plc, where he led a strategy to build the company’s UK business and diversify revenue streams.
Commenting on his appointment, Martin May, Chairman of DSL said:
“Peter’s appointment is a key element of our ambitious growth strategy that will see DSL expand its operations across a number of international markets.
Peter is an experienced business development professional who has an impressive background in the construction support services sector through his work with both Interserve and Cape”
DSL is one of the UK’s leading industrial services and scaffolding supply companies, and now employs over 1,300 staff throughout the United Kingdom.