Facilities Management Power 50 2012

Welcome to the first facilities management Middle East power list, and meet the 50 people who are shaping the future of the facilities management industry in the GCC region

42 )Richard Jones

Richard Jones
Industry : Construction & Industry
Job Title: Regional Managing Director

Richard Jones is the regional managing director for Middle East, North Africa and Turkey, based out of the UAE. The group is on an aggressive expansion programme across the region via acquisitions and Greenfield start-ups. They are currently operational in the UAE, Turkey and Libya and are planning to move into KSA, Qatar and Egypt in the near future.

“Our pest control division, Rentokil is the biggest and most respected brand in the Global pest control sector and enjoys leading positions in many of our 57 markets. We tend to lead with pest control when entering a new market then introduce other service lines such as Initial washrooms or specialist hygiene if we identify suitable opportunities as our market knowledge and customer base develops,” said Jones. He holds an MSc in Automotive Engineering Management and a BEng in Mechatronic Engineering, and is a Chartered Engineer.