Engineering group names new chief operating officer

Christopher Kehoe

Edwin James Group, which has its head office in Burton as well as a presence in Derbyshire and Lincolnshire, has appointed a new chief operating officer (COO).

Christopher Kehoe brings over 25 years’ experience in executive leadership to the engineering group.

He joins from EMCOR UK Group where he was group executive director.

Kehoe said: “I’ve joined Edwin James Group at a key stage in its evolution. The highly capable operations team is delivering innovative work across the UK and a wide range of industry sectors.

“The people, services and technology create huge potential for expansion and I’m looking forward to being part of the Group’s ongoing success story, delivering operational excellence, driving organic growth across the entire business and leading the drive to focus on our valued customers.

“Developing and retaining talent is a key priority for me and I intend to build on the investment and achievements of the team over recent years which will ensure the business is in solid strategic shape for years to come.”

Kehoe is also a non-executive director of industry body, The Institute for Collaborative Working.