Westcott welcomes new Operations Manager

02/07/24 | Park News

Westcott Venture Park has recently appointed John Westwood as the Operations Manager to support the management team in the day-to-day operations of the Park.

John joins Westcott from Savills and will be working closely with the existing team which includes Paul Phipps, Savills Property Manager, Lisa Himpson, Savills Regional Facilities Manager and Nigel MacKenzie, Development Manager.

John brings with him over 15 years’ experience in operations management at Savills and as Head of Property for Blackwells Bookshops where he managed 60 properties across the UK.

He is well-equipped to oversee the smooth running of the site, ensuring a safe and pleasant environment for tenants while maintaining operational excellence. John will serve as the main point of contact for external contractors, manage Health & Safety, Environmental Management, and implement a site-wide planned maintenance program.

John said: “I’m really excited about taking on this key role at Westcott and have spent the last few weeks introducing myself to as many onsite businesses as possible.  I want to assure all onsite businesses that the Savills management team are approachable and here to support you.  Should you encounter any issues, please do not hesitate to reach out to me.”

Paul Phipps said: “We’re really pleased to have John on board who is already proving to be a strong addition to our team. John brings with him a wealth of experience and his role will play a significant role in driving operational excellence and elevating performance levels across the Park.

“We are proud to have an open-door policy and encourage tenants to reach out with any questions or concerns you may have.”

For further information or if you have any questions contact John on John.Westwood@savillspm.co.uk

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