New directorships at Deeley Construction


Coventry-headquartered Deeley Construction has announced the appointment of two directors. 

Matthew Lynch and Chris Newman, centre.

Matthew Lynch has been appointed commercial director and Chris Newman takes on the role of operations director. 

Lynch joined the company 17 years ago as a management trainee, rising through the ranks as a quantity surveyor to commercial manager in 2019. 

Newman joined Deeley in 2013 also as a trainee manager. He has been operations manager since June 2021, taking the lead in driving lean construction principles at the firm. 

Deeley Construction is the contracting arm of Deeley Group which was founded in 1936.  

Lynch said: “Having been with the business for so long, to be given the trust to help shape its future is both an honour and a privilege. We have made great progress over the last three years in improving our processes, supply chain management alongside an emphasis on clients for repeat business and now we are focused on reaping the benefits of that work to bring long-term and continuous growth to the business.” 

Newman added: “I’ve had some great opportunities since joining Deeley Construction and it’s a privilege to take this step forward. We’re proud of the work we have done within the business since the pandemic and that effort is now achieving positive outputs across all of our projects, whilst making us more resilient in the industry.” 

Martin Gallagher, managing director of Deeley Construction, said: “Supporting our staff to develop has always been a core value of the Deeley Group, and we are proud to see two people who started as trainees with the business progress to this level. 

“Both Chris and Matt have completed degrees during their time with us and have developed into individuals who will be vital to the future of the business. 

“I would like to congratulate them both and look forward to working with them closely as we move into what is set to be an incredibly exciting period for Deeley Construction.” 

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