CoBe Capital operating company, FGS UK, announces the appointment of Craig McGilvray as Chief Executive Officer
Rotherham, United Kingdom – CoBe Capital, a global private investment firm focused on the operation of non-core business units, is pleased to announce the hiring of Mr. Craig McGilvray as CEO of its operating company, Facades & Glazing Solutions UK (FGS UK).
FGS UK was formerly part of Compagnie de Saint-Gobain’s (EPA: SGO) Glassolutions business and was acquired on July 31, 2018. FGS UK specializes in the design, engineering, manufacturing, and installation of commercial facades across the United Kingdom.
Mr. McGilvray is a highly experienced professional with over 20 years of experience in senior positions. He has had a wide range of experience in related industries in contracting environments, including the successful transformations of companies undergoing challenging periods. Prior to his appointment at of FGS UK, Mr. McGilvray served as Managing Director during the turnaround of Balfour Beatty’s Gas and Water business, a £350m-revenue design and build contractor in the UK. Prior to this, he was CEO of Emprise Services, a UK-based cleaning and security contractor, where he nearly doubled revenue while increasing profitability. His prior experience also includes his tenure as CEO of Alfred McAlpine Business Services, a UK facilities management and projects contractor.
"Craig’s appointment constitutes an important milestone for FGS UK. We are confident that Craig’s proven track record in leading businesses to continuous, sustainable growth will serve to advance the strategic initiatives that underpin the development plan for the company," said Mr. Dirk Jaspers, Director, Operations - Europe at CoBe Capital.