Skiles Group Appoints New COO, SVP

Keyan Zandy previously served as the company’s director of operations and Michael Blakemore brings more than 24 years of construction industry experience.
Keyan Zandy and Michael Blakemore
Keyan Zandy and Michael Blakemore

Lean construction Skiles Group has named Keyan Zandy as COO and Michael Blakemore as senior vice president.

Keyan Zandy joined the company in 2014 as director of operations, he is a recognized Lean expert with 15 years of experience who led the introduction and use of Lean principles at Skiles Group. As COO, he will develop, implement and refine processes and increase the company’s visibility locally and nationally.

Michael Blakemore is also a Lean industry expert and holds more than 24 years of construction industry experience. In his new position, he will focus on expanding the firm’s footprint across market sectors, geographies and projects. Prior to joining Skiles Group he served as co-business unit leader & vice president at JE Dunn.

“Keyan and Michael are both strategic, future-oriented thinkers who share a vision, sense of urgency and client service philosophy,” said Clay Harrison, CEO for Skiles Group, in prepared remarks.

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