Utility Team announce the expansion of the company into the North East of England with a new Gateshead office, and the appointment of a new Chief Executive Officer, Delvin Lane.
Utility Team‘s new regional office will be based in Gateshead, Newcastle and will create jobs in the North East, further expanding the companies physical reach, as well as spreading and establishing the brand. The new Regional Director for the Newcastle branch, Sean Pinder, has 10 years experience of working in the field in various roles, within different companies preparing him with the essential skills to pioneer this new branch.
The new CEO of Utility Team, Delvin Lane, has over 25 years in the industry, facilitating the progression and growth of large corporations. His new position follows nearly three years working with Utility Team as Non-Executive Director.
Delvin will go on to expedite the transition from a national company to international, as Utility Team continue to expand not only within the UK but in Europe and the USA as well. His drive and ambition will propel the mass employment plans of the company as they move forward with their strategy to double the size of their workforce over the next 12-24 months.
Utility Team have recently celebrated 10 Years in business and have won the prestigious award for Best Customer Service at the TELCA Awards, as well as triple recognition for successful business practice and acumen. Connecting and establishing their place with Cornwall Insights, a nationally recognised energy industry expert and research organisation. Obtaining UK government certification for protecting sensitive client data as well as obtaining the difficult to gain ISO certification in both ISO 9001:2015 and 14001:2015.
Delvin Lane, newly appointed CEO said: “The energy industry is constantly evolving with ever-increasing levels of complexity, uncertainty and often poor customer service. Our key responsibility is to support our customers not just in managing this but making out industry ever more sustainable, transparent and professional.
“Our past focus has been on the UK market and that will still be a key focus, especially with our new office in the North. As our customers have grown, we have grown with them. Many of which have international portfolios and so to support our customers fully, the need to have the ability to operate overseas as well is incredibly important.
“On par with this and something I believe is of vital importance in our business is believing and developing my people and our team. Without whom success is impossible.”
An important area of concern in the energy industry currently is ensuring everyone is working towards a greener future, emphasised by the government and the public overall and this is something which Utility Team feel passionate about.
Delvin emphasised this point: “My true vision is ensuring we look to our challenges and opportunities and in this industry, it is crucially important to transition to a low carbon economy. That will be a key pinnacle of our success going forward.”