The Board of Macfarlane Group PLC (“Macfarlane”) is pleased to announce the appointments of Mike Arrowsmith and Stuart Paterson as non-executive Directors.
They will join the Board with effect from 26 September 2012 and 1 January 2013 respectively. Stuart will also chair the Audit Committee with effect from 1 January 2013.
These appointments add significant relevant experience and strength to the Board of Macfarlane. Mike was Group Chief Executive of Linpac Group Ltd, a food and consumer packaging company, and previously Chief Executive of Tibbett & Britten Plc, the international third party logistics group.
Stuart is currently Finance Director at Forth Ports Limited, the UK port operations and property group, and previously held a number of senior financial and general management roles at Motorola Corporation, Aggreko PLC and Johnston Press PLC.
Graeme Bissett, Chairman, said:
“I am delighted to add to the strength of the Board with the appointments of Mike and Stuart. Both have very relevant experience with Mike’s background in packaging and logistics, and Stuart’s financial experience in listed companies. I look forward to working with them to progress the development of the Group”.