Get to know Paul Crook
Paul Crook is our Chief Operating Officer. He has previously held senior executive roles with PCA Services Ltd, Mainstay Group, Mitie Group, Vivendi, and Atkins Group, as well as a spell in Local Government early on in his career. Although Paul has experience in the retail sector, it has previously been focused around Facility Management and Retail Asset Management.
Who is he?
Paul lives less than a mile away from the Langstone office. Married to Lynne for 32 years, he has two grown up sons. He is a big rugby fan and enjoys watching Wales and the Dragons play. He is also regularly found watching movies at the cinema, or walking in the local area. He spends his holiday’s at his other home in Florida.
Why did you choose to work for RMS?
Paul decided to work for RMS for a number of reasons after meeting Daniel who shared the opportunities and vision for the business. He was particularly impressed by Daniel’s approach to business and the culture of the company, which though challenging, is very people focused.
What is your biggest challenge at RMS?
Firstly, getting under the skin of the business and understanding how the business model currently operates. Then ensuring that the business becomes more efficient & effective and grows substantially over the next 3-5 years. From a personal point of view, understanding the broad spectrum of merchandising services.
Biggest opportunity at RMS?
To be the market leader in merchandising and retail support services, and the partner of choice. Developing scope & reach of our services to address the current and future challenges faced by our partners in the retail sector.