Stobart Group Ltd (LON:STOB), the Aviation, Energy and Civil Engineering group, today announced the appointment of David Blackwood as Non-Executive Director with effect from 1 March 2019.
David is currently a Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee at Dignity plc and Scapa Group plc. He was previously Chief Financial Officer of Synthomer plc from 2007 to 2015, and held a number of senior roles with ICI plc.
David will be a member of the Audit, Remuneration and Nomination Committees on appointment and become Chairman of the Audit Committee in June 2019. He will succeed Andrew Wood who will not put himself forward for re-election at the 2019 AGM after almost six years on the Board.
Iain Ferguson, Non-Executive Chairman, Stobart Group, commented:
“I am delighted that David is joining the Board of Stobart Group. He will bring a wealth of experience which will stand the Board in good stead as we continue to implement our ambitious growth plans and provide the framework for delivery of the Company’s strategy.
“I also want to thank Andrew Wood for his diligence and commitment to the Group over many years as a Non-Executive Director, Senior Independent Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee.”