New Managing Director appointed by Ubico
Gareth Edmundson has been appointed as the new Managing Director of Ubico Ltd.
Gareth’s previous experience with the Royal Borough of Greenwich played a pivotal role in the decision making process. It was felt that his extensive experience in commissioning and managing services would prove invaluable in assisting Ubico to achieve its goals.
Following news of his appointment Gareth said: "I am delighted to have been offered the position of Managing Director at Ubico Ltd and I am looking forward to joining a successful and ambitious team.
"Ubico has grown significantly in the last two years and continues to do so. The company is increasingly gaining national recognition as a high quality provider of environmental services.
"Personally, I am looking forward to meeting colleagues and listening to their ideas on how we can continue to improve. I‘m thrilled to be relocating to such a beautiful and unique part of the country and will enjoy being involved in a company that helps to make the local environment a better place to live, work and visit."
Gareth is due to commence as Managing Director at the end of May.
More about Ubico
Ubico is a local authority company owned by Cheltenham Borough Council, Cotswold District Council, Forest of Dean District Council, Gloucestershire County Council, Stroud District Council, Tewkesbury Borough Council and West Oxfordshire District Council.
The company is governed by articles and a shareholder agreement, and the leaders of the councils act as shareholders.
The shareholder councils have contracts with Ubico to deliver a range of services such as:
- Household waste and recycling collections
- Commercial waste and recycling collections
- Household recycling centre management
- Buildings and public toilet cleaning
- Street cleaning
- Grounds and cemetery maintenance
- Fleet management and maintenance
- MOT and taxi testing
- Winter maintenance (gritting)