Aukett Swanke Group Plc
Friday 22nd August 2014
Aukett Swanke, the international group of architects and interior designers, is today pleased to announce the appointment of Beverley Wright as Group Finance Director with effect from 15th September 2014.
Beverley has over 25 years of finance experience within construction and engineering firms and has significant experience in senior financial roles for international companies. She is a Chartered Accountant and Fellow of the ICAEW.
Following 16 years at Mowlem plc, formerly one of the largest construction and civil engineering companies in the United Kingdom, Beverley joined Midas Group Ltd. in 2005 as Group Finance Director. She then moved to CH2M HILL in 2006 as Commercial and Financial Director Europe, becoming International Commercial Director in 2013. CH2M HILL is a global leader in full-service engineering, construction and operations with over 26,000 employees.
Duncan Harper has agreed to remain with the Group for a further four weeks from 15th September 2014 so as to ensure an orderly hand over to Beverley, following which, as previously announced, his resignation will become effective.
Commenting on today’s appointment, Nicholas Thompson, Chief Executive of Aukett Swanke, said:
“We are delighted to welcome Beverley to the Board. She brings a wealth of commercial experience to Aukett Swanke along with significant financial expertise both in the UK and internationally. Beverley will be a valuable addition to the Executive team as we pursue our growth objectives. ”
In accordance with schedule 2(g) of the AIM Rules for Companies the following disclosures are made relating to Beverley Wright:
Full Name: Beverley Ann Wright (also known as Beverley Ann Ball)
Previous directorships held in the past five years:
CH2M HILL CESKA REPUBLIKA, S.R.O.
CH2M HILL DANISMANLIK VE MUHENDISLIK LIMITED SIRKETI
CH2M HILL ESPANA, S.L.
CH2M HILL GLOBAL HOLDINGS S.ar.l
CH2M HILL GmbH
CH2M HILL Magyarország Mérnöki Kft
CH2M HILL IDC LIMITED
CH2M HILL IDC S.ar.l
CH2M HILL INTERNATIONAL B.V.
CH2M HILL NETHERLANDS HOLDINGS B.V.
CH2M HILL POLSKA LTD Sp. z.o.o
CH2M HILL S.r.L.
FRONTLINE CH2M HILL SERVICES LIMITED
Halcrow Staff and Services
IDC CLEANROOMS LIMITED
CH2M HILL UNITED KINGDOM
CH2M HILL SERVICES LIMITED
There are no further disclosures to be made in accordance with schedule 2(g) of the AIM Rules for Companies.
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