Ecoserv Group, the multi-discipline facilities management (FM) company, has expanded its senior management team as part of its ambitious growth strategy and to support its diversification into new service areas. Dees Maharaj and Kevin Dippenaar have joined the company as Chief Sales Officer (CSO) and Finance Director respectively to support Ecoserv’s business development, operational diversification, corporate governance and future acquisitions.
Maharaj brings over 15 years of experience within the facilities services sector to the role and will become an important part of the Ecoserv Executive Board. He joins from Bidvest Prestige in South Africa, where he was the Chief Sales & Marketing Officer, having previously been National Sales & Marketing Director for Servest SA. Moving forward, his primary objective will be to build a robust sales team to deliver organic growth through new business development and the cross-selling of the expanded service offering.
Dippenaar will be tasked with strengthening the financial structure and controls of the business to achieve high levels of corporate governance, while also supporting Ecoserv’s future M&A activity by ensuring effective due diligence. He has held a number of senior roles for businesses within the financial services and insurance sectors, most recently as Group Financial Controller of Brightside Insurance. Prior to this, Dippenaar was Financial Director at Baigrie Davies Lifesearch and Ascent Insurance Brokers Corporate.
Jean-Henri Beukes, CEO of Ecoserv Group commented: ““These latest appointments are part of our ambitious strategy to transform to a multi-service FM provider. I am delighted that Dees and Kevin have decided to join us on our journey and welcome them to the senior management team. They will both make a huge contribution to the business and help us achieve our growth targets.”