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Worshipful Company of Environmental Cleaners installs new Master
The Worshipful Company of Environmental Cleaners has recently held its annual ceremony of Installation and Company Rededication at the medieval St Olave's Church within the City of London.
Following the ancient traditions of the City Liveries, Issa K. Tahhan was installed as Master for the year ensuing, along with the Installation of Maureen Marden as Deputy Master, Timothy J. Doyle as Senior Warden, and Philip Morrish as Junior Warden.
After the Installation, a banquet was held in the evening at Mansion House with guests including the Right Honourable the Lord Mayor of the City of London, Alderman Fiona Woolf CBE, and other Civic guests including Alderman Mr Andrew Parmley, Sheriff Mr Adrian Waddingham and Chief Commoner Elect Mr John Bennett.
Additional guests included His Excellency Mazen Homoud the Jordanian Ambassador, His Excellency Manuel Hassassian the Palestinian Ambassador, The Rt. Honourable Lord Cope of Berkeley, David Bentley Master Baker, Major General Jeremy Rowan, Colonel Simon Ettinghausen, Wing Commander Bob Naeem and Fiona Adler. The guest speaker was Alderman Sir David Wootton, former Lord Mayor. Entertainment was provided by the Salon Orchestra and Fanfare Trumpeters of the Honourable Artillery Company, as well as the Corps of Drums of The Royal Logistic Corps.
Established in 1986, The Worshipful Company of Environmental Cleaners is a highly relevant, modern Livery Company, supporting and preserving the ancient customs and traditions of The City whilst meeting the changing needs of a major 21st century industry. The Company aims to encourage and maintain high standards of practice and integrity while promoting and supporting education, training and research projects within the cleaning industry.
Male and female membership of the Worshipful Company is made up of 200 senior managers, representing many of the major cleaning and support service management companies and the manufacturers and suppliers to the industry.
The Worshipful Company of Environmental Cleaners is a member of the Modern Livery Companies and one of 110 Livery Companies which are based upon trades, industries and professions and carry on the ancient traditions of the Guilds and Livery Companies which started in the 12th century.
Livery Companies are governed by a Master and a number of Wardens and a Court of Assistants, which is the Livery Company's governing body.
24th April 2014