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Equiniti appoints new chairman

29 September 2017 08:04

Equiniti has announced the retirement of Kevin Beeston as chairman and the appointment of Philip Yea as his successor.

Beeston said: 'It has been an honour and privilege to chair Equiniti and I have thoroughly enjoyed working with the Equiniti Board and Guy Wakeley and his talented leadership team over the past 6 years, seeing the Company transition from a private company, to listing on the London Stock Exchange and now a part of the FTSE250.

'The business has an exciting future ahead of it and I am delighted to welcome Philip in to the role of Chairman.

'Philip's wealth of experience will be invaluable for Equiniti as they go into the next phase of development within the FTSE250.'

Chief executive Guy Wakeley said: 'I would like to thank Kevin for his outstanding chairmanship throughout his tenure.

'The Board has been very fortunate to have benefited from Kevin's guidance, wisdom and stewardship over the last 6 years and are delighted that our nomination process has secured a candidate of stature as Philip Yea.

'We wish Kevin all the best for the future. I am now delighted to welcome Philip as Chairman of the Equiniti Group plc Board.'

Yea said: 'Since joining the Equiniti Board in July 2017 I have witnessed firsthand the strength of the Company's leadership team, longstanding customer relationships, and robust strategy.

'I am delighted to be stepping up as Chairman and being at the forefront of Equiniti's exciting future working to deliver further value to our customers, employees and shareholders..

At 8:04am: (LON:EQN) Equiniti Group Plc share price was -23.8p at 277.6p

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