Consultant scoops multimillion-pound role overseeing the refit of 100 shops

Consultancy firm Gleeds has won a multimillion-pound contract to project manage the re-branding of old Link mobile phone shops into O2 stores.

The mobile communication company, O2 has taken on Gleeds as project and cost managers to oversee the refit of about 100 stores in time for the Christmas rush. The consultancy will also provide its health and safety services.

Alan Baker, Managing Partner at Gleeds, said: “We are delighted to have the opportunity to work with O2 on the expansion of its retail business. The contract will be a challenge for our team and we look forward to delivering the programme in time for the Christmas period.”