Landsec lays off COO

Colette O'Shea
Colette O’Shea

Colette O’Shea joined Landsec in 2003 as head of growth, London Portfolio, earlier than being appointed its London managing director in April 2014, overseeing huge growth close to Victoria station.

She grew to become chief working officer in 2020 concurrently Mark Allan arrived as chief government from St Modwen to succeed Rob Noel.

Mark Allan mentioned he was very grateful for her assist however the function of COO was “not essential”. Underneath his technique, there can be an elevated emphasis on operational autonomy inside enterprise items, he mentioned.

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Colette O’Shea, aged 54, will stop to be a director of the Firm on 30 September 2022 after which formally step down from her function as chief working officer with impact from 31 March 2023 after a transitional interval.

Mark Allan mentioned: “Landsec has been extremely lucky to have somebody of Colette’s expertise, focus and drive at its coronary heart for such a time period. Over her time with us, few individuals have finished extra to reshape our enterprise, and with it, town of London. Talking personally, I’m immensely grateful for all of the help she has proven me, notably as I joined at the beginning of the pandemic, which she helped us to navigate with typical readability and compassion.”

Colette O’Shea mentioned: “I am happy with the time I’ve labored at Landsec and have loved many nice alternatives and experiences. It has been a privilege to work on some unbelievable schemes and with some actually good individuals throughout our varied groups. Whereas I will miss working alongside them, I do know they may keep on going from energy to energy and I stay up for seeing them, and Landsec, proceed to develop.”

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