OCS, the property support services group, has appointed Neil Kilshaw as purchasing and logistics director.
He has more than 25 years’ experience within procurement, having previously worked for BICC, AGCO Corporation (Massey Ferguson).
His first priority will be to look at purchasing which affects the OCS group as a whole, with categories such as fleet, utilities and travel being high on the list of projects. He will also be supporting the company’s social and corporate responsibility by looking at energy saving and personal protection equipment.
He said: “I will be working within the OCS group and its divisions to take a strategic view of procurement. This will involve focusing on cost-effective purchasing techniques while ensuring that availability and quality of service to the customer is maintained.”