CTS Strengthens Senior Leadership Team

CTS, the leading construction testing, inspection and consulting company, are delighted to announce they have expanded the Senior Leadership Team with Katy Maynard being appointed as the new Chief Commercial Officer.


Having starter her career in the legal profession, and as an accomplished, energetic and results driven business leader with extensive commercial knowledge, Katy has a wealth of experience in acquisitions, divestments and sustainable growth. She joins from James Fisher where she headed up the Materials, Marine and NDT business and is well connected within the industry.


Phil Coles, Chief Executive Officer at CTS, said: “We are delighted to welcome Katy to the CTS Group as Chief Commercial Officer, she is an excellent addition to the Senior Leadership Team.”


“CTS have an ambitious growth strategy through a programme of new acquisitions as well as accelerating organic growth across our existing brands. We have had a very active 18 months seeing several new businesses join the CTS Group including, CGL, Nicholls Colton, Silkstone Environmental and Mason Evans. We saw this as a great time to strengthen the team as we look to bring together the business development and marketing departments across the CTS group to support delivery to our customers as one business.”


“Katy’s experience and knowledge of the industry, along with her commercial acumen brings great strength to our business and I am delighted to see her joining the Senior Leadership Team and helping to drive the company forward. Her input will be hugely significant as we continue to grow at pace and plan the next phase of the business’ expansion.”


Katy said of her appointment “I am delighted to join the CTS Group and Senior Leadership Team and look forward to assisting the business on a strategic level as well as developing and supporting the business development and marketing functions. This is an exciting time for the company in terms of its growth strategy. I’m eager to join such a talented group of people at a time of exceptional growth. I look forward to building on the excellent work already achieved by the company and further accelerating their continued success.”


The expansion of the Senior Leadership Team is another indication of the commitment CTS has to growing its business over the coming years. Having experienced very successful levels of growth to date, ensuring that the wider business has clear commercial direction, structures and processes is key to the next phase and in ensuring its continued success.


Phil Coles added: “It is an extremely exciting time within the CTS Group and a fantastic opportunity for everyone to develop within the company. Our staff development and recruitment strategy over the next few years will be key to meeting our overall objectives and success.”

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