Glendale has appointed Nick Temple-Heald as its new managing director. The company is a leading UK supplier of diverse green services to golf courses, local authorities, private companies and housing associations.
He brings with him a wealth of experience and knowledge gained during eighteen years in the horticulture industry. Nick’s previous roles include UK operations director for Scotts Company (UK) Limited, and prior to that for Levington Horticulture Limited. In addition, he also established and developed his own successful growing media, planning and environment consultancy business.
Commenting on the appointment, Tony Hewitt, chairman of Parkwood Holdings plc who previously held the position of managing director of Glendale said, “Glendale is a significant core business within Parkwood Holdings plc.
“As part of the overall business strategy to develop and diversify Parkwood’s interests it is essential that Glendale is led by an experienced industry professional who can deliver Glendale’s own growth objectives.”
Nick will be based at the company’s headquarters in Preston and will be responsible for the development of Glendale’s diverse green services including: grounds, estate and golf course maintenance and management, as well as the company’s arboriculture, horticultural, waste and environmental services.
As reported by Golf Business News.com in October, Glendale recently strengthened its golf portfolio by being awarded the contract to manage London’s prestigious Richmond Park Golf Course. The two-year contract was awarded to Glendale by the Royal Parks. http://www.golfbusinessnews.com/news/news.asp?storyid=2011
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