Anthony Pearlgood - WowNow Hire's New CEO
WowNow Hire is delighted to announce the appointment of Anthony Pearlgood as WowNow Hire's new CEO. Anthony has over 30-years leadership experience in the business service sector, primarily document management shredding, waste and recycling. Anthony's career has involved growing several companies through a combination of organic growth, acquisitions and diversification.
WowNow Hire's chairman Martin Smith added: “We’re very pleased to welcome Anthony Pearlgood, a new leader of the company whose experience includes many senior roles in the business service sector with a strong customer service ethic. Anthony’s experience and leadership of rapid growth businesses will be especially relevant during the next phase of WowNow Hire's development."
Anthony said "I‘m delighted to be joining WowNow Hire at this juncture – a time of change and momentum within the business. The company has a very well-invested foundation from which to build an even more compelling customer proposition and accelerate its UK and Ireland growth.”
20-years ago Anthony started his own business called CDS (Confidential Destruction Services) which rapidly grew and was sold to the PHS group in 2006. As a result PHS Group became the 2nd largest provider in the UK with a £50m turnover. He then facilitated the sale of the Division to Restore Plc, a competitor, and helped integrate and grow the enlarged business.
Outside of work, Anthony is a cyclist and a massive football fan, having been a season ticket holder at Spurs for over 40 years. He is also Chair at Greenwich Mencap, a charity providing help, support and activities to adults & children with Learning Difficulties.