Almeda has recently appointed a new Managing Director, at the tender age of 29.
Brady George has been appointed Managing Director of the near £6 million turnover facilities management business, Almeda Facilities Ltd, taking over from his father Gary, who set up the business in 2007.
Formed in 1981 as an electrical contracting company, Gary re-launched Almeda in 2007 as a total facilities management provider and now count @Bristol, Arnolfini, Bristol & Bath Science Park, SS Great Britain and many more as clients.
Brady joined the company at the age of 23, working in every department of the business before taking on his previous role as Operations Director.
Almeda now employ over fifty staff and Brady has big ambitions for the future.
He comments: “Almeda has experienced a special time over the last couple of years, where we have made some huge strides.I am hungry to keep driving the business forward and working hard to deliver the very best in service and innovation for the built environment.”
“Without Gary Almeda wouldn’t exist; it wouldn’t have purpose and integrity. That is his legacy and I am excited about keeping it going. It’s now time to take Almeda to the next level and become the number one choice in the South West for Facilities Management Support.”
Gary will now step back from the day to day management of the business but continue to work in an advisory role.
Brady officially took over the role of Managing Director at the company’s annual dinner that took place recently at Bordeaux Quay on Bristol’s Harbourside recently.
At the dinner Gary said: “Working in a family business can be difficult at times, but ultimately it is a rewarding experience and Brady has played his part in driving Almeda forward.”
He concluded by saying: “He isn’t assuming this role because he is my son, but because he has the leadership qualities, curiosity and passion that will ensure Almeda continues to grow and stay a force for good. It’s a truly amazing achievement to be Managing Director of a major business like this at the age 29 and Brady has earned this opportunity and is well able to take over the responsibility.”