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Capita Symonds appoints Richard McCarthy as Executive Director

28 September 2011

Capita Symonds has appointed Richard McCarthy as executive director for central government.

Richard (right) joins from the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) where he was Director General for Neighbourhoods for eight years.

Richard will develop Capita Symonds’ provision of services to the public sector, specifically central government, alongside the wider Capita Group. Richard previously held positions at DCLG, the Peabody Trust and Horizon Housing Group.

Richard McCarthy said: “I am looking forward to driving the business forward in this sector and further cementing Capita Symonds’ status as a leader in delivering a wealth of property and infrastructure solutions.”

Jonathan Goring, Managing director, Capita Symonds, said: “There is an overwhelming need for government to realise efficiency savings and rationalise revenue generation and asset management. Richard’s experience and enthusiasm relating to how public private partnerships can achieve this will be invaluable in helping Capita Symonds to meet the needs of this sector.”