EMCOR UK appoints new Chief Financial Officer


Cheryl McCall has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer, at EMCOR UK with effect from 13 September.

Cheryl will replace current Chief Financial Officer, Chris Howse, who has held the role at EMCOR UK since 2012 and is retiring at the end of September.  Cheryl joins from AECOM, a Fortune 500 multi-national consultancy firm, where she has worked for over 18 years in a number of finance roles and most recently as its UKI Chief Financial Officer since 2017.  Prior to that, Cheryl began her career in South Africa as an auditor and then spent three years as Infrastructure Controller at a telecommunications company. 

Cheryl is a Chartered Accountant and has both a BCompt degree and Honours degree in Finance.

Keith Chanter, CEO, EMCOR UK, said: “We welcome Cheryl and are delighted that she agreed to join EMCOR UK in this very important role.

“Cheryl brings very strong financial, commercial and US stakeholder management expertise and we hope to benefit from her broad experience of working with a variety of senior leaders to develop business strategies across many different disciplines.  She will be key to shaping and implementing our strategic, operational and financial objectives and to ensuring adherence to our financial controls and processes”.

“I would like to personally thank Chris for his wise counsel and valuable contribution over the last 10 years; he is a highly respected member of our Executive Leadership Team and has many friends and colleagues across EMCOR UK who I know join me in celebrating his success and wishing him well in his retirement.”

On her appointment, Cheryl commented: “I am very excited about this opportunity and look forward to working with the UK and US senior teams to ensure that EMCOR UK continues to financially and commercially thrive in the future.”

Cheryl will join the Executive Leadership Team, reporting directly into CEO Keith Chanter.

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