SEGRO announces UK Leadership appointments
Following its recent announcement (May 2023) of an expanded Executive Committee and evolved organisational model, SEGRO has made four appointments to its UK senior management team, supporting UK Managing Director, James Craddock, in the delivery of the Group’s strategy
The new appointments are:
Dan Holford, Head of National Markets – Responsible for leading SEGRO’s development and asset management activities outside London and the South-East.
Dan joined SEGRO in 2021 as a Technical Development Director and was responsible for leading SEGRO’s development activity in the Thames Valley, including the Slough Trading Estate. Dan previously worked for construction consultancy Feasibility, where he spent 14 years and developed expertise in the delivery of modern industrial space across the UK.
Bonnie Minshull, Head of London - Responsible for leading SEGRO’s development and asset management activities in London.
Bonnie has been a Director of SEGRO’s Greater London business unit since 2021. In this role she focused on asset management of SEGRO’s existing portfolio in north, south and east London, as well as enhancing the development pipeline to deliver the company’s ambitious growth plans. Prior to joining SEGRO she was a director within the National Industrial & Logistics Team at Savills, and held positions at commercial real estate services firm, DTZ, and property consultancy, King Sturge.
Stuart McCallion, Head of Technical Development, UK - Responsible for SEGRO’s construction and refurbishment activities, including leadership of the Group’s efforts to reduce embodied carbon across the UK.
Stuart joined SEGRO in 2022 as Technical Development Director for the Greater London business unit. As a Chartered Civil Engineer, Stuart has delivered large and complex multi-disciplinary projects, focussing primarily on infrastructure, logistic and warehousing. He has held a variety of technical roles at organisations including Amazon, Valor, Gatwick Airport and served with the Royal Engineers in the British Army.
Sean Doherty, Head of Investment, UK - Responsible for leading SEGRO’s portfolio management and investment activities across the UK.
Sean has been promoted from his role as Investment Director for SEGRO’s Greater London business unit. He has previously developed a wealth of experience working over eight years in a variety of investment and finance roles for SEGRO in the UK and Continental Europe. Prior to joining SEGRO, Sean spent six years with EY in London and New York.
A further announcement will be made in due course concerning the commercial leadership of the Western Corridor portfolio, comprising the Thames Valley and Heathrow portfolios.
The new roles will take effect from 1 October 2023.
James Craddock, UK Managing Director at SEGRO, said:
“Adapting to change is a thread that runs throughout SEGRO’s story over the last hundred years, and this latest evolution of our UK business is an example of how we are continuing to adapt to meet the needs of our customers, communities and other stakeholders.
“We have many talented people across the whole of SEGRO and I’m proud that we have been able to promote a number of these individuals into the new UK management team. I’m confident they will galvanise their teams to deliver our strategy, drive progress against out Responsible SEGRO commitments to the environment, our communities and our people, and help us towards our ambition to be the best property company.”
SEGRO is a UK Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT), listed on the London Stock Exchange and Euronext Paris, and is a leading owner, manager and developer of modern warehouses and industrial property. It owns or manages 10.3 million square metres of space (110 million square feet) valued at £21.0 billion serving customers from a wide range of industry sectors. Its properties are located in and around major cities and at key transportation hubs in the UK and in seven other European countries.
For over 100 years SEGRO has been creating the space that enables extraordinary things to happen. From modern big box warehouses, used primarily for regional, national and international distribution hubs, to urban warehousing located close to major population centres and business districts, it provides high-quality assets that allow its customers to thrive.
A commitment to be a force for societal and environmental good is integral to SEGRO’s purpose and strategy. Its Responsible SEGRO framework focuses on three long-term priorities where the company believes it can make the greatest impact: Championing Low-Carbon Growth, Investing in Local Communities and Environments and Nurturing Talent.
Striving for the highest standards of innovation, sustainable business practices and enabling economic and societal prosperity underpins SEGRO’s ambition to be the best property company.
See www.SEGRO.com for further information.