Stobart Group makes changes to senior management

Employment & Skills | North West | Transport & Distribution

Eddie StobartStobart Group has made a number of senior appointments as it aims to add significant commercial and listed company experience.

Nick Dilworth, joined Stobart Group as group commercial director in November 2017 from BES Utilities, where he was managing director. He will be appointed to the board as an executive director promoted from group commercial director to chief operating officer as of 1st September 2018.

Also as part of the changes, Ginny Pulbrook, who has more than 30 years’ experience as a board level adviser, will join the board as a non-executive director from 1st October 2018.

Michael Williamson, brings significant finance leadership experience, gained over the past 25 years, will be appointed as interim chief financial officer from 10th September 2018. He will not be formally joining the board.

Commenting on the appointments, Stobart Group Ltd chairman, Iain Ferguson said: “We have moved quickly to strengthen the board, and are pleased to have been able to appoint such experienced directors. Nick and Ginny will make major contributions to delivering our strategy.

“Nick has already supported the commercial progress of the company through his work with the leadership teams of our operating divisions. Ginny will add further commercial insight as well as bringing significant experience of providing strategic advice to the Boards of some of the UK’s largest companies.

“Michael, who has considerable PLC experience, will oversee the group’s finance function. On behalf of the board, I would like to welcome them and look forward to working with them.”

The group recently revealed that it has seen revenues of £618m.

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