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Wednesday 13 November, 2019

Xpediator PLC

Directorate Change

RNS Number : 1670T
Xpediator PLC
13 November 2019
 

 13 November 2019

XPEDIATOR PLC

("Xpediator" or the "Company" or the "Group")

Directorate Change

 

Xpediator, (AIM: XPD), a leading provider of freight management services across the UK and Central and Eastern Europe is pleased to announce the appointment of Robert Ross as the Chief Financial Officer of the Group. It is intended Robert will commence and be appointed to the Board on 1 January 2020.

Robert is currently Finance Director of Europa Worldwide Group, a transport and logistics company with annual revenues in excess of £175 million. He has significant relevant financial and industry experience having led the finance division of Europa Worldwide Group since November 2015 and been responsible for M&A processes, facilities, refinancing and restructuring of the finance function and leading the HR and talent acquisition departments. Prior to this role, Robert worked in various management roles for PwC where he specialised in the Retail, Leisure and Consumer sectors working extensively with Private Equity houses on both buy and sell side assignments. Robert holds an Economics Degree from Durham University.

Richard Myson, currently interim Chief Financial Officer (non-Board), will ensure an orderly handover and will subsequently become Chief Commercial Officer and join the Group Operating Board. Having worked in the Group for the past 15 years, Richard is ideally placed to fulfil this Group-wide role.

Stephen Blyth, Chief Executive Officer of Xpediator, commented:

"I am delighted Robert is joining us. He is a talented individual and comes to us from an industry peer of a similar size which ensures he has an excellent understanding of our markets and the future opportunities within them. Xpediator has grown substantially over the past three years and we have an ambitious growth strategy in which Robert will be centrally involved. I am also very pleased we are able to retain Richard in a key central role within the Group to which he is ideally suited."

 

Xpediator plc

Tel: +44 (0)330 043 2395

Stephen Blyth, Chief Executive Officer

Email: [email protected]



Cenkos Securities plc (Nominated Adviser & Joint Broker)

Tel: +44 (0)20 7397 8900

Max Hartley, Max Gould (Corporate Finance)


Nick Searle (Sales)

 


Cantor Fitzgerald Europe (Joint Broker)

Tel: +44 (0)20 7894 7000

David Foreman, Michael Boot (Corporate Finance)


Caspar Shand Kydd (Sales)




Novella Communications (Financial Public Relations)

Tel: +44 (0)20 3151 7008

Tim Robertson


Fergus Young


 

About Xpediator:

Xpediator is a well-established international provider of freight management services. Established in 1988 by Stephen Blyth, the Group's international network of offices provides road, sea and air freight services, together with logistics and warehousing in the UK and Romania. The business offers integrated freight management within the supply chain logistics and fulfilment sector, through its three main areas: freight forwarding, logistics & warehousing and transport services. With headquarters in Braintree, Essex and country offices in nine CEE countries across 38 sites, the Group currently employs 942 people and was successfully listed on London's AIM market in August 2017.

 

For more information, please visit: www.xpediator.com.

Alternatively, do follow us on Twitter at @Xpediator or find us on LinkedIn at Xpediator Plc.

 


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