NWF Group plc
NWF Group plc: Appointment of Non-Executive Director
NWF Group plc (“NWF” or the “Group”), the specialist distributor of fuel, feed and food across the UK, announces the appointment of Richard James Armitage, as Non-Executive Director with effect from 1 July 2020. In addition, Richard will assume the role of Chair of the Audit Committee following the conclusion of the next Annual General Meeting of the Group.
Richard Armitage, FCMA, aged 54, has wide experience in CFO/Finance Director roles across a number of industry sectors worldwide. Richard is currently CFO at Victrex plc, a FTSE 250 company with revenues of c.£300 million employing c.1,000 people in the UK and internationally. Prior to joining Victrex in April 2018, Richard was Group Finance Director of Samworth Brothers, a UK based branded and own-label food manufacturer. Richard has also held senior financial roles at McBride plc where he was CFO, Premier Foods plc’s Grocery and Chilled Divisions, and at Courtaulds, ICI and Boots plc. Richard trained through the Courtaulds and ICI Management Development programmes.
Commenting on the appointment, Chairman, Philip Acton said: “I am delighted to welcome Richard to the Board of NWF, his experience will be of significant value in the direction of the Group going forwards.”
Information for investors, including analyst consensus forecasts, can be found on the Group’s website at www.nwf.co.uk
Richard Whiting, Chief Executive
Reg Hoare / James Bavister
Mike Bell / Ed Allsopp
Chris Belsham, Group Finance Director
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Disclosures required by Schedule Two, paragraph (g) of the AIM Rules for Companies.
Directorships held in the last five years
Invibio Device Component Manufacturing Inc.
Invibio Device Component Manufacturing Limited
Invibio Knees Limited
Kleiss Gears Inc.
Panjin VYX High Performance Materials Co. Limited
Victrex Europa GmbH
Victrex High Performance Materials (Shanghai) Co. Limited
Victrex Hong Kong Limited
Victrex Japan Inc.
Victrex Manufacturing Limited
Victrex Trading Limited
Victrex Trustee Limited
Victrex USA Holdings Inc.
Victrex USA Holdings Limited
Victrex USA Inc.
Zyex Group Limited
Zyex Reclaim limited
Blueberry Foods Limited
Brooksby Foods Limited
Dickinson & Morries Limited
Gibbs Croft Limited
Henry Walker (Retail) Limited
Kettleby Foods Limited
Melton Foods Limited
Merlin Properties (U.K.) Limited
Mrs King’s Pork Pies Limited
Samworth Brothers Distribution Limited
Samworth Brothers Health Care Scheme Limited
Samworth Brothers Limited
Sci-MX Nutrician Limited
Tamar Foods Limited
Thorpe Butler Limited
Walker & Son (Leicester) Limited
Walkers (Leicester) Limited
West Cornwall Food Co Limited
West Cornwall Pasty Co. Limited
Westward Laboratories Limited
Save as set out above, there are no further disclosures required pursuant to Schedule Two, paragraph (g) of the AIM Rules for Companies in relation to the appointment of Richard Armitage as Non-Executive Director.