Senior Appointments: Brian Blakesley & Wayne Tantrum
Brian Blakesley – Chairman & Wayne Tantrum – Managing Director
Vertex has announced a re-shaping of its senior management team with the promotions of Brian Blakesley to the role of Chairman and Wayne Tantrum to Brian’s former position of Managing Director.
Brian will continue making direct input to day-to-day operations through a focus on high-end clients and guiding the strategic direction of the organisation, including input into the board of directors.
Wayne Tantrum assumes the MD’s role after having been a pivotal member of the management team within Vertex for over two years. Most recently he has been in charge of operations relating to the prestigious Kings Cross Estates Services contract. He has also had significant, broad-based involvement supporting company bids and presentations.
Wayne joined Vertex with a wealth of industry experience. He had previously successfully managed the Facility Management business for Siemens – growing it from £24million to £50million over a 5-year period. He was also Chairman of Euro FM (a European association of FM associations and corporate clients) in 2010/11.
We hope you will join us in wishing Wayne and Brian every success in their new roles.
Vertex Managing Director Wayne Tantrum was interviewed about the company’s philosophy and future ambitions by This Week in FM in February 2020.
Click to see the video interview.