Revolution Bars

Appointment of Chief Financial Officer

RNS Number : 7086X
Revolution Bars Group
10 May 2016

Revolution Bars Group plc (LSE:  RBG)

("the Company")


Appointment of Chief Financial Officer


The Board of Revolution Bars Group plc is pleased to announce the appointment of Chris Chambers as Chief Financial Officer who will be joining the Company in August 2016. He succeeds Sean Curran, who has informed the Board of his intention to leave the Company to pursue other business interests, but will remain with the business until September 2016 to ensure an orderly handover.


Chris is a highly experienced Finance Director who joins from Ainscough, the market leading crane hire business, where he was Finance Director from 2011. Prior to that, he was Finance Director of Whitworths Limited, the food business.  Between 2005 and 2009 he held various roles in Finance, IT and operations within Merck KGaA and from 2001 to 2005 he held various finance roles at Novartis AG.  He was Financial Controller, and subsequently Group Financial Controller, of a Fyffes Plc Joint Venture from 1996 to 2001.


Sean has been Chief Financial Officer of Revolution Bars Group for 13 years, across a period of significant expansion for the business and he leaves with the Board's thanks for the significant contribution he has made during that time. 


No other information is required to be disclosed pursuant to Listing Rule 9.6.13R in relation to Chris Chambers' appointment as a Director of the Company.


Keith Edelman, Chairman of Revolution Bars Group, commented:


"We welcome Chris to the Company and to the Board.  He has broad experience of successfully growing businesses both within large organisations and on a standalone basis.


"Sean has been an integral member of our management team during his tenure with the business.  We owe much gratitude to him for his significant contribution in that time and wish him well in his future endeavours."


10 May 2016



For further information:


Revolution Bars Group plc

Keith Edelman, Chairman

Mark McQuater, Chief Executive


Tel:  0161 330 3876

Instinctif Partners

Matthew Smallwood /Justine Warren

Tel:  020 7457 2020


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