The Board of Go-Ahead Group Plc (LON:GOG) has today announced that Patrick Butcher, Group Chief Financial Officer, will be leaving the Group to join Capita Plc as Chief Financial Officer. The Board has begun a process to appoint a successor and a further announcement will be made in due course.
Andrew Allner, Chairman of the Board, said: “On behalf of the Board I would like to thank Patrick for his contribution to the business.”
David Brown, Group Chief Executive, commented: “I’d like to thank Patrick for his support during some challenging years in the transport industry. His role in developing our international pipeline and our future of transport projects leaves the Group in a stronger position to meet the changing needs of our customers and colleagues.”
Patrick Butcher added: “I’ve really enjoyed my time at Go-Ahead and believe that the Group is in a strong position. I look forward to watching the Group continue to succeed as its strategy delivers sustainable growth for the benefit of all its stakeholders.”
Patrick will be staying with Go-Ahead Group plc for the next few months to support the business during the search for a successor.