New Group Finance Director signs for CMS

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Andrew Charters, newly appointed Group Finance Director at CMS Group.

Façade, window and door designer, manufacturer and installer, CMS Group, has strengthened its senior management team with the appointment of Andrew Charters as Group Finance Director.

Andrew joins Maven Capital Partners-backed CMS from the Scottish Football Association (SFA) where he has held the post of Director of Finance and IT for the last three years, a role that involved leading on the organisation’s acquisition of Hampden Park in 2019. Prior to the SFA, Andrew’s distinguished financial career spans more than 25 years across a variety of sectors including manufacturing, higher education and business services.

David Ritchie, CEO of CMS Group said:

“We are really pleased to welcome Andrew Charters as our new Group Finance Director and recognise the valuable experience he brings at an important time for our business. With his excellent track record across a variety of organisations, Andrew will be a great asset to CMS as we work hard to help our customers get their projects back on track post-lockdown, and drive forward with new innovations to deliver ever more sustainable buildings and homes across the UK.”

New Group Finance Director Andrew Charters added:

“I am delighted to be taking up my new role at CMS. The success of the business from a standing start in 2006 to what it is today is remarkable, and I am looking forward to working with the team to navigate the short term challenges brought by Covid-19 to deliver on our long term, sustainable growth plans.”

Based at Castlecary near Cumbernauld on a 15 acre site which is home to its HQ, main manufacturing facility and recycling centre – with an additional factory in East Kilbride, the CMS Group is involved in all aspects of the design, manufacture, installation and maintenance of aluminium façades and PVCu windows, doors and curtain walling. The company serves commercial main contractor clients involved in high-profile projects and Registered Social Landlords, housebuilders and trade window installer customers involved in new build developments and refurbishment projects.