Barry Phillips Meets... David RobinsonPosted in : Podcasts on 15 March 2019
Since taking the baton in 1990 from his father, James, who started the cleaning business in 1972 David has increased turnover from £1million to £17million with Robinson Services now employing more than 1,700 workers making it one of Northern Ireland’s top employers by staff numbers.
Employees out on site find him affable and approachable and notice that he knows them all by name. Colleagues in the office say he’s personable but a tough decision taker too and very good at taking and managing risk.
David is a rare example of a business leader who does organic growth just as well as he does it by acquisition.
He doesn’t really appear to care too much about his own personal brand but his non-negotiables of strong business values, a focus on employee welfare, giving back to the local community and quality family time in abundance say everything about him.
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