Engie announces change of leadership
Engie has announced significant changes following the departure of a number of senior directors.
Figures including Marcus Asquith, Partnership Director for NELC, have left their posts under circumstances which remain unclear.
Engie, who have a pre-existing contract with North East Lincolnshire Council, has now confirmed plan to launch a new brand called Equans.
Last year the contract was extended from the original end date of 2022 to 2025.
Speaking at the time, Councillor Philip Jackson, Leader of North East Lincolnshire Council, said: “Since the review, there has been a robust improvement plan in place which has been monitored by portfolio holders and scrutiny, and has been successfully implemented.
“We have reshaped the relationship with Engie Services Ltd to make sure that the Council’s strategies and plans for growth are understood and followed.”
Engie takes care of facilities management services, maintenance for buildings, roads and street lights within North East Lincolnshire.
It also delivers operational frontline services, including an ongoing regeneration project, full facilities management for council-owned assets and economic development.
According to Engie, the relationship with North East Lincolnshire Council remains unchanged.
A spokesperson said:
“In the UK & Ireland, all of ENGIE’s activity in technical services and facilities management, energy efficiency and regeneration are now part of EQUANS.
“EQUANS is an autonomous business within ENGIE Group – with its own dedicated management team and operating structure to help further accelerate growth and service performance.
“Our work in partnership with North East Lincolnshire Council remains unchanged, following the recent extension of our contract until 2025.
“We recently carried out a restructure of our senior leadership on the contract to ensure we are able to continue providing a quality service to the Council and the people of North East Lincolnshire.
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