FK Strengthens Team with Appointment of New Director

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FK Strengthens Team with Appointment of New Director

FK Group, a leading nationwide full building envelope contractor, with head office in Manchester, has strengthened its maintenance and small projects divisions with the appointment of Gavin Harriman as director.

Harriman joins FK Group from Lindum Group division KGM Roofing, where he was Business Development Manager for five years. He assisted in growing the business from a £6million regional contractor to a nationally recognised company turning over £12 million.

Harriman will be responsible for FK Projects, delivering specialist smaller contracts along with managing the Group’s building envelope maintenance division, Envocare.

Envocare has clients including ASDA, Pets at Home and Royal Mail, providing maintenance services for a number of their distribution centres and stores.

Prior to KGM, Harriman founded his own business Arrico Roofing Ltd. He developed it into a £10 million business working in the retail and distribution market, where he worked with clients including Volker Fitzpatrick, McLaren and Readie.

Commenting on joining FK Group, Gavin Harriman said: “I have been in the roofing sector for a significant time and have watched FK Group grow as a business to where they are today; offering a full service building envelope solution with clients nationwide and now internationally.

“I was attracted by the company’s ambition and growth targets. It is a real challenge to help grow the maintenance and small projects divisions within the overall FK Group. As the group continues to grow to the next level, these divisions remain key in the delivery of the complete building envelope solution.”

FK Group’s annual turnover reached over £46 million for the year to 31 March 2015. For 2016 turnover is on course to for the £70 million mark, an impressive increase of 51%. 2015 saw the company establish two further offices in the UK: Birmingham and London, plus an overseas office in Dubai.

Harriman will be based at FK Group’s offices in London and Romford and will report to managing director, Steve Hall.

Steve Hall, managing director, FK Group said: “Appointing Gavin illustrates our commitment to the ongoing maintenance and smaller project side of our business. His knowledge of the market will strengthen the team and help us to grow these areas alongside the Retail & Distribution business.” 

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