19 August 2008, Oxford – Amey, one of the UK's leading support services partners, today announces the appointment of Sir Richard Mottram as Non-Executive Chairman of the Board, the post will take effect immediately. Sir Richard was one of the country's most senior officials within Government, his career having spanned 39 years and many key Departments.
Commenting on the appointment, Mel Ewell, Chief Executive of Amey, said: “We are delighted that Sir Richard is joining the Board of Amey as Chairman. A strong leader with a great deal of experience and knowledge across many key sectors in the UK; Sir Richard will play a key role as we push forward with our strategy for continued growth and in developing our work in the central and local government arena.”
As Chairman of Amey, Sir Richard will be heavily involved in developing the business's central and local government agenda and guiding Amey's future strategic development. His wealth of experience across key sectors including transport, the environment and public services will prove invaluable to Amey's business strategy and network.
Sir Richard Mottram said; “With its history of growth and strong forward business opportunities, this is an exciting time to be joining Amey. I look forward to working with Amey's leadership team as we realise the business's vision of transforming services to the public.”