14 September 2017
Mitie Group plc today announces that it has appointed Victoria (Tori) Cowley as Group Director of Corporate Affairs and Investor Relations. She will be a member of Mitie’s Executive Leadership Team and report to the CEO, Phil Bentley. Based in London, she will join the Group on 25 September 2017.
Tori joins Mitie from London Stock Exchange Group plc, where she was responsible for all Group Communications and Marketing since 2010. Prior to London Stock Exchange Group plc, Tori was Head of Corporate Affairs for Thomson Reuters, EMEA, and Head of Financial Communications at Reuters. She has also worked for a number of leading communications consultancies advising a diverse range of organisations across sector and geography. Tori began her career with Price Waterhouse in London, qualifying as a Chartered Accountant, before spending a number of years working in Corporate Finance, latterly with Dresdner Kleinwort Wassertstein.
Phil Bentley, Chief Executive, said:
"We are delighted Tori has joined Mitie. She is a highly experienced professional, with a deep and broad understanding of brand, communications, and capital markets. She has an impressive track record helping businesses execute ambitious strategies and delivering successful corporate affairs programmes, often in periods of significant change.
"A chartered accountant who also has proven expertise in all aspects of reputation management, her skills and experience will be invaluable to Mitie, as we roll out our new ‘Connected Workspace’ strategy. We are very much looking forward to having her on board.”
Tori Cowley, Group Director of Corporate Affairs & Investor Relations, said:
"Mitie is one of the most relevant and business critical organisations in the UK, impacting the working and leisure lives of many thousands of people on a daily basis. With over 53,000 employees and customers ranging from blue-chip businesses to hospitals and hotels across the country, the Group is changing the way successful organisations operate. The opportunity to be part of that is compelling and I am very much looking forward to working with Phil and the whole Mitie team.”
Mitie is a FTSE 250 business providing a wide range of facilities management and professional services, from real estate consultancy, project management, energy consultancy, compliance, risk assessment and security systems to cleaning, catering, engineering, technical and environmental services and a range of specialist services.
We work in partnership with organisations to deliver long-term savings, managing and maintaining some of the nation's most recognised landmarks for a range of blue-chip public and private sector customers.
We are the UK's largest Facilities Management Company, employing some 53,000 people across the country.