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Ventro Group Appoints Chief Financial Officer to Drive Growth

Ventro Group, headquartered in Plymouth, proudly announces the appointment of Martin Macey as its Chief Financial Officer, a strategic move in alignment with the company's continued expansion plans. Mr Macey brings a wealth of financial leadership experience, having previously served as the lead financial executive for 2 major business areas at Babcock International Plc.

Mr Macey's impressive career includes a pivotal role at Succession Wealth, a Plymouth-founded wealth management firm that was successfully acquired by Aviva in 2022 for £385 million. His foundational training as a Chartered Accountant at Deloitte underscores his comprehensive understanding of financial intricacies.

Ventro Group, in just a decade since its inception, has achieved remarkable growth, currently boasting a highly skilled workforce of over 140 individuals based in their regional offices in Plymouth, Bristol, London, Nottingham and Glasgow. Martin Macey expressed admiration for the company's commitment to quality, agility, and customer service, stating, "Ventro has demonstrated strong growth since it was founded only 10 years ago. I’ve been particularly impressed with the attention to quality, agility, and incredible customer service."

In addition to its workforce expansion, Ventro has made substantial investments in its systems and infrastructure, laying a robust foundation for future growth. Mr Macey shared his enthusiasm for joining the team, saying, "I’m really excited to be joining the team and look forward to assisting the business in delivering its future growth strategy."

Martin Macey

Ventro Group is a leading provider of fire-compliance services, having safeguarded over 100,000 buildings across the UK. The wider group also encompasses environmental retro-fit contractor Livgreen.

Harvey Melvin, Group CEO, expressed his delight at Martin Macey's appointment, highlighting Macey's vast experience with high-growth businesses, contract accounting, and commercial expertise. Harvey Melvin noted, "We’re very pleased to welcome Martin to the team. His experience, coupled with the enthusiasm and fresh perspective he brings, will be fantastic as we continue to scale our growing business."

This appointment fortifies Ventro Group's commitment to sustained growth and excellence in its sector, positioning the company for continued success in the years to come.


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