In line with Checkmate’s continued growth and development, a series of planned changes took place in the senior leadership team, beginning with the appointment of John Lewthwaite as Chief Executive Officer, and Peter Rudge as Chief Financial Officer. John Lewthwaite’s Knowledge And Achievements With former CEO, Mark Williams, transitioning into the role of executive director, John has over 3 decades of experience as a senior business leader within the construction industry. Demonstrating a clear understanding of linking strategy to tactical plans, engaging people, and ensuring commercially viable delivery, John previously spearheaded a comprehensive consultancy project with Checkmate, reviewing the company’s readiness for growth. Keen to build on the achievements made to date, he has already started to implement many of the findings from his initial work. Peter Rudge’s Experience and Qualification With extensive experience in the demanding construction and property sectors, Peter spent 3 years as Regional Finance Director at McCarthy & Stone. Gaining qualifications from the prestigious KPMG, Peter brings a wealth of financial knowledge and expertise to our talented executive leadership team.