Following a period of significant expansion, global energy and rail specialist, Samuel Knight International, has welcomed another new hire to meet the firm’s ambitious global plans. Mark Cummings joins the business as the new energy project director, following in the footsteps of three other senior hires who joined the firm last month. His extensive international EPC background in engineering and project management will provide a wealth of knowledge and support in Samuel Knight’s aggressive five year growth plan. Cummings has a track record of delivering large scale EPC projects in Europe and experience in running his own recruitment firm.
“I’m excited to start this new chapter of my life,” said Cummings. “Deep down, I am a family man, and after years of working internationally, I am happy to be close to my family here in Newcastle, and part of a company that is fearless and established worldwide. There is a young, vibrant and passionate team here and I am happy to see that senior management are already onboard with the suggestions and recommendations myself and the team have made so we can all grow together and drive Samuel Knight’s international expansion.”
Commenting on this recent hire, Steve Rawlingson, CEO said: “Since our inception in 2014, we have gone from strength to strength thanks to our exceptional team. To ensure that this growth continues, it is crucial to hire the very best in the market. That is why I am delighted to welcome Mark on board and have him share his vast expertise and knowledge with us. Mark has the right business mindset and shares our vision of expanding globally.”