– UK, Gloucester – Mears Group PLC (LON: MER), the leading provider of services to the Housing sector in the UK today announced the appointment of Jim Clarke as permanent Chairman of its Board of Directors. He has been in the role on an interim basis since 28 June 2023.
About Jim Clarke
Jim Clarke has spent the last 30 years serving on several PLC Boards across a variety of sectors in both an Executive and Non-Executive capacity and will provide experience and continuity. Jim joined the Mears’ Board in 2019 and served most recently as Chair of the Audit and Compliance Committee.
Mears is the leading provider of services to the Affordable Housing sector, providing a range of services to individuals within their homes. We manage and maintain around 450,000 homes across the UK and work predominantly with the Central Government and Local Government typically through long-term contracts. We equally consider the residents of the homes that we manage and maintain to be our customers, and we take pride in the high levels of customer satisfaction that we achieve.
Mears currently employs around 5,500 people and provides services in every region of the UK. In partnership with our Housing clients, we provide property management and maintenance services. Mears has extended its activities to provide broader housing solutions to solve the challenge posed by the lack of affordable housing and to provide accommodation and support for the most vulnerable.
We focus on long-term outcomes for people rather than short-term solutions and invest in innovations that have a positive impact on people’s quality of life and their communities’ social, economic, and environmental well-being. Our innovative approaches and market-leading positions are intended to create value for our customers and the people they serve while also driving sustainable financial returns for our providers of capital, especially our shareholders.
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