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GKN confirms senior management changes

03 October 2017 09:34

GKN said the leaving date for group finance director Adam Walker had been agreed as 10 Nov with Jos Sclater taking over that role from the same date.

The group said that GKN Driveline chief executive Phil Swash would assume responsibility for the Wheels and Structures and OffHighway Powertrain businesses which currently reported to Walker, from 1 Nov.

GKN said Swash's title would change to chief executive, GKN Automotive, to reflect his expanded responsibilities.

And it said that Hans Buthker, currently CEO Fokker Technologies, would assume the role of chief executive, GKN Aerospace from 1 Jan and would become a member of the executive committee from that date.

Buthker joined GKN with the acquisition of Fokker Technologies in 2015 and has held a number of roles within Fokker and its former owners Arle and Stork over the past 20 years.

At 9:34am: (LON:GKN) GKN PLC share price was +2.55p at 350.95p

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