MITIE Group PLC - Directorate Change
Derek has substantial experience, having sat on boards for over 20 years and been in non-executive chairman roles for the past nine years. He is currently Non-Executive Chairman of both Informa plc and Huntsworth plc, following an extensive career in ownership, managerial, operational and commercial roles in service industries.
"I have worked with Roger for the past seven years and I have admired his ability to chair the Board in a collegiate and challenging way. He has ensured that the business has developed over that period, made the hard decisions and he is leaving the business having achieved a successful transition to a new management team and a refreshed Board, which can now focus on the future growth and development of Mitie. On behalf of the Board and all of my Mitie colleagues I would like to thank him for the contribution that he has made.
"It was important that our next Chairman possessed the necessary attributes to ensure robust corporate governance and a strong challenge to the management team. I am confident that in
"Mitie is a company that I have been aware of for many years and I have admired its energy and ambition to grow. I understand the challenges that the business has faced recently and I believe that the right steps are being taken to restore balance sheet strength and achieve future success. I am looking forward to joining the Board and getting directly involved in the turnaround."
"Roger has been very supportive of me during my first few months at Mitie and I wish him well for the future. In Derek, we have a proven Chairman with extensive operational experience to help transform Mitie as we take the journey "Beyond FM…to the Connected Workspace". I am looking forward to working closely with him in the coming years."
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