The Armitt Group Appoints Finance Director

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By The Maritime Executive 02-13-2017 01:40:53

Respected UK shipping agent and specialist logistics company the Armitt Group, has appointed Paul Holden as its new Finance Director.

Mr. Holden has over 20 years’ experience in a series of senior financial management positions most notably as Finance Director at Dobson Crowther Ltd, a specialist print and packaging manufacturer, where he led an MBO of the business securing £3.5m acquisition funding from Royal Bank of Scotland.

Immediately prior to joining the Armitt Group, he was Financial Consultant to Inspirepac Ltd, a £50M manufacturer of high quality packaging products, where his responsibilities included business development as well as enhancing the company’s financial control and group reporting systems.

Charles Gray, Managing Director of the Armitt Group, said, “I am delighted to welcome Paul to the Armitt Group and am confident that his experience and skills will help to refine and improve the Group’s financial mechanisms.”

“The Armitt Group is making some huge investments in the UK to open up a new supply chain corridor so it can service European and Far Eastern markets. Having a Finance Director to help manage these investments is central to our overall strategy,” he added.

Paul has an MBA from the Manchester Business School, is an Associate Chartered Management Accountant (ACMA) and Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA).

He lives in Wrexham with partner Michelle and their three daughters.

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