APCOA PARKING Group is, today (29 June 2015), delighted to announce the appointment of Kim Challis to the position of Regional Managing Director for the UK and Ireland.
With a strong pedigree in business development and stakeholder management, Challis’ entrepreneurship and proactive-leadership approach will be a key facet to growing the UK and Ireland businesses.
Prior to joining APCOA PARKING, Challis held a number of senior executive and board positions; most recently with British multinational security services firm G4S as its Regional Managing Director for its facilities management division.
Challis takes up her new senior executive position from Henk de Bruin, who will reassume business activities in his Group Director capacity, as well as continuing in his role as Managing Director for APCOA PARKING in the Netherlands.
In response to Challis’ appointment, Ralf Bender, Chief Executive Officer for APCOA PARKING Group, said: “I am delighted that Kim is able to join us and drive our UK and Ireland businesses into new key territories.
“Kim is a dynamic and very astute businesswoman, who has a proven-track record in delivering positive-outcomes across a diverse range of commercial and public sector portfolios, which is important for our business. These are revered qualities, which have all been underpinned by strong leadership, team motivation and people development, which is what APCOA PARKING prides itself on,” he added.
About APCOA PARKING
The APCOA PARKING Group is Europe's leading parking facility operator. During over 40 years in the business, the Group has gathered know-how in 12 European countries and a wide-spread client portfolio. More than 30 European airports have contracted APCOA to manage their parking facilities.
The APCOA Group manages over 1.4 million parking spots. APCOA's international background lets customers and property owners benefit from trend-setting and innovative parking services at more than 8,000 locations. Based on international know-how, local expertise, and long-term experience, the Group's 4,700 staff deliver bespoke technical solutions to meet specific contract requirements. The Group headquarters and the German branch office are located at Stuttgart Airport.
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