Date 26 Jul 2022
Galliford Try has been nominated as a finalist for Employer of the Year along with ten employee finalists from our Environment, Oak Dry Lining, Morrison Construction, Asset Intelligence, Investments, Telecoms and Highways teams at the British Ex-Forces in Business Awards.
The Ex-Forces in Business Awards were founded in 2017 and are the largest celebration in the world for former service personnel in the world of work, recognising the value that veterans add to businesses, as well as the employers who support and provide a smooth transition for servicemen and women.
Service personnel gain considerable adaptable skills that are crucial to the workforce. As an ex-military-friendly organisation, Galliford Try is proud to have pledged commitment to The Armed Forces Corporate Covenant since 2016 and works in partnership with the Career Transition Partnership (CTP) to support leavers to transition into a civilian career.
Finalists from Galliford Try include Greg Morgan, Senior Health and Safety Manager from Galliford Try Environment, Ben Wilson, Operations Director for Oak Dry Lining, Gavin Cleverley, Quality Manager, Jim Freeman, Stakeholder Manager, Alan Plater, Lean Coach and Christian Houghton, Health and Safety Advisor, all from our Galliford Try Highways business team, Brian Whitelaw, Concessions Manager from Investments, David Webster, Senior General Foreman at Morrison Construction, Andy Cullup, Designer Engineer for Telecoms and David Janvier, Head of Operations at Asset Intelligence.
Bill Hocking, Chief Executive of Galliford Try, commented: "The construction industry is a people-focused business, and it’s important that these skills and expertise are nurtured in the right way. Ex-military personnel have a considerable skillset to offer our industry, and we are thrilled to see so many of our team members shortlisted for these awards. I congratulate everyone involved on their excellent achievements and wish them the best of luck for the awards.”
The winners will be announced on 8 September 2022