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A.G. Barr appoints finance director

By BFN News | 02:10 PM | Thursday 14 August, 2014

Soft drinks group A.G. Barr has appointed Stuart Lorimer as finance director. Lorimer, aged 47, is an experienced finance professional, who has spent the majority of his career with Diageo where he is currently finance director of the group's £4bn global supply operations. During his 22 year career with Diageo, Lorimer has held a wide range of senior financial roles across marketing, commercial and corporate, as well as working in many countries internationally. Lorimer will join the company once he has completed a handover period with Diageo. As previously announced, finance director Alex Short will leave the business at the end of August. Chief executive Roger White said: "Alex leaves the business shortly with our very best wishes to take up his new role at the Edrington Group. "We are delighted to announce the appointment of Stuart Lorimer, who is an outstanding finance professional. We very much look forward to him joining the business." At 2:10pm: (LON:BAG) Barr A G PLC share price was +6p at 654.5p Story provided by

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