Stepping up from her previous role of General Manager, Lisa takes on responsibility for all aspects of Mears Family funerals comprising six branches serving families across South East London and North Kent.
Lisa McDermott said: "I am overjoyed at my promotion and extremely proud to lead the team at Mears Family Funerals. Having been closely involved in our rapid growth over the last couple of years, I am looking forward to shaping and delivering the next stage of the company's development."
Steven Mears, group CEO, said: "Lisa has been with me for over 15 years and has hands-on experience in all aspects of the business. Most recently she has played a key role in establishing our High Street presence and developing the high quality funeral services that we are renowned for. Her promotion to Managing Director is testament to her ability and it is truly well deserved."