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February 2018

BELFOR announces Neville Miles to head its Asia business

Singapore, 1 February 2018 – BELFOR Asia, a leader in property restoration services, has appointed Neville Miles as Managing Director of Asia with effect from 1 February 2018.  Neville succeeds Brian Whitmore who will retire after 25 years with the company.  Brian will continue in a part-time capacity in the role of Chairman of BELFOR Asia. 

Neville joined the company in October 2016 as part of the succession plan for Brian.  Brian commented that “Neville is a good fit for our unique business, bringing with him a strong engineering background, as well as extensive management experience, which is valuable to our business.  In his first year with BELFOR Asia, he has demonstrated his leadership ability and inspired his subordinates to deliver and even exceed the targets set for the year for the territories that he was responsible for.”

BELFOR Asia has helped over 3,000 companies recover their property after disaster incidents in 15 countries throughout Asia over the past 25 years.  BELFOR is the leading fire and water damage restoration company with experts specialising in decontamination of buildings and equipment, as well as equipment repair.  The company has grown from its Singapore roots to be present in eight countries / territories including Japan, Korea, China Taiwan and Thailand, with 13 offices and 150 staff in the region.  Our close proximity to our customers, continuous innovation and committed employees are the key drivers behind BELFOR’s expansion. 

Neville joins BELFOR after an extensive career that includes working in technology start-ups and a 15 year career with SIEMENS running a variety of businesses in fields such as Building Technologies and SmartGrid.  He has extensive Asia Pacific experience having worked and lived in the region for many years. 

Having worked with Brian for the past 14 months, Neville said “BELFOR is an exciting business where every customer challenge is unique.  Brian has developed a strong team of experts and a reputation for successfully helping our customers recover from a disaster for over 25 years.  I am thrilled at the opportunity to take BELFOR Asia through its next phase of growth and development”.

About BELFOR

BELFOR is the global leader in providing disaster recovery services.  In its activities, BELFOR relies upon over 35 years of experience, state-of-the-art technology, more than 7,000 employees located at over 300 branches in 28 countries, and a readiness to operate 365 days a year, round the clock.  More information is available at www.belfor.com.

For media queries, please contact : 

Jesslyn Foo
MARCOM Manager
BELFOR (Asia) Pte Ltd
Tel     : +65 6848 1110
Email : jesslyn [dot] fooatsg [dot] belfor [dot] com