REHAU is pleased to announce the appointment of Henry Simms as its new Facilities Officer. With a wealth of experience and valuable know-how across health and safety and construction design management, this strategic appointment will support ambitious growth plans for REHAU.
As part of the role, Henry will overlook operations within REHAU’s UK and Scandinavian sites (Sweden, Denmark and Norway). He will oversee site acquisitions, take control of lease hold management and monitor the health and safety remit within these regions.
He joins REHAU from Cardiff Community Housing Association where he had two different roles since 2010. He joined the company as a Lead Maintenance Officer and was successful in this role for over five years. His last role, which he held for over two years, saw him take on responsibility as a Projects Manager (Maintenance).
Henry said: “I am excited to take on my role at REHAU and particularly look forward to continuing the brands stringent focus on health and safety across all levels within the organisation. The health and safety of a business is very important to customers today and I am confident that my knowledge in this area will help support the business as it drives forward. In addition to this, I am also keen to improve areas of compliance across all REHAU sites and am already looking at introducing a minimum standard requirement from all supplier stakeholders to ensure continuity in the premium quality of all REHAU‘s products.“
Commenting on this recent appointment, Paul Sabel, Administration Manager at REHAU said: “Henry brings valuable know-how to REHAU and will be an asset to our team. His knowledge in Construction Design and Management (CDM), lease hold management and health and safety will be invaluable as we look to expand our network and define more innovative solutions for our customers.”
Henry holds a BSc(Hons) Building Maintenance & Management from the University of Wales Institute Cardiff, and is also Certified Member of the British Institute of Facilities Management (CBIFM). He is further certified as a Chartered Construction Manager (MCIOB) and a Chartered Building Engineer (MCABE) (C.BUILDE).
During his spare time, Henry plays the bass guitar in a band which he has been a part of for over 15 years, and is also an avid swimmer and enjoys running.
For more information about potential careers at REHAU, visit rehau.uk