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Nichols Plc - Appointment of new Chief Financial Officer


Nichols plc

(the "Company" or "Group")

Appointment of Chief Financial Officer


Nichols plc, the soft drinks Group, announces that Mr David Rattigan has been appointed to the Board of the Company as Chief Financial Officer with effect from 24 February 2020.  He will take over the role from Tim Croston who, as previously disclosed, intends to step down from the Board by 30 June 2020 after 15 years with the Group. 

David Rattigan, ACMA, has significant experience working in senior financial positions in the consumer sector, both in public and private companies. David is currently interim CFO of McBride plc following five years as Group Financial Controller. Former positions include various roles at John Lewis Partnership, Director of Financial Control at Premier Foods plc, Director of Business Services at Sodexo UK & Ireland Limited and Senior Financial Controller of United Biscuits.

John Nichols, Chairman, commented:

"I am delighted to announce David's appointment as Chief Financial officer and look forward to welcoming him to the Company in the new year. Tim Croston, our outgoing CFO, will work closely with David to ensure a smooth transition of his responsibilities until his departure in June. I would like to reiterate our thanks to Tim for his significant contribution over 15 years with the Group."