Finley Structures newsletter 13 - Summer 2017 - Page 4


Finley Structures has recruited a new contracts

manager from a major national firm .
Fred Searle has joined the Finley management team after 29 years with Thirsk-based Severfield . Fred , from Harrogate , says the move was made easy because of his longstanding association with a number of key staff already at Finley Structures . He knows the firm ’ s Managing Director and founder , John Finley , from his days as a Severfield director . He also worked with Finley ’ s current Operations Manager Jim Graham and Commercial Director Diane Ruston during their time with the North Yorkshireheadquartered company . Jim joined Finley from Severfield in October 2013 and Ruston followed him North in May 2014 .
“ There ’ s a 25-year history between me and some of the key personnel here at Finley Structures ,” said Fred . “ What attracted me to join Finley ’ s was the working environment and the family-run ethos it has at the heart of the company . “ I ’ ve also been impressed by the work ethic of the people here . It ’ s a very forward-thinking business and I ’ m looking forward to the new challenge .” Jim added : “ Fred and I go way back and we ’ re delighted to have him on board as part of the management team . “ He ’ ll be an extremely useful addition to the workforce as we continue to grow .”
Finley Structures Operations Manager Jim Graham with the firm ’ s new Contracts Manager Fred Searle .