23-May-2014 Source: BBA Aviation
BBA Aviation plc announces that Mike Powell has been appointed to the Board as Group Finance Director with effect from 1 July 2014, succeeding Mark Hoad who, as previously announced, steps down on 30 June.
Mike Powell joins from AZ Electronic Materials, a FTSE 250 company with international reach, where he has held the role of Chief Financial Officer since 2011. Prior to this Mike was Group Finance Director of Nippon Sheet Glass Co Ltd having previously spent 15 years at Pilkington plc in a variety of senior finance roles.
Commenting on the appointment, Simon Pryce, BBA Aviation Chief Executive said:
“We are delighted to welcome Mike to BBA Aviation. He has an excellent track record as a Group Finance Director with extensive experience working across all aspects of group finance on an international basis and will be a great asset to the Group. We look forward to working with Mike and to his positive contribution as we continue to execute effectively on our growth strategy.”
Mike Powell commented:
“I am very excited to be joining BBA Aviation, a company with a strong track record and a clear strategy to deliver on the many growth opportunities ahead of it. I look forward to playing a key role in the Company’s continued operational and strategic progress.”
With regard to Mike Powell’s appointment to the BBA Aviation Board, there are no matters requiring disclosure under Listing Rule 9.6.13.