14 February 2022
("Wincanton" or the "Group")
Appointment of Interim CFO
Wincanton plc announces James Clarke will assume the role of interim Chief Financial Officer ("CFO") on 1 March 2022. This follows the announcement on 16 November 2021 that Tim Lawlor, CFO, is leaving to take up the role of CFO at Countryside Properties plc. Tim Lawlor will step down from his Executive Director role on the Board of Wincanton on 28 February 2022.
James is an experienced member of the Group's finance team having held a number of roles at Wincanton since 2017 and he is currently the Finance Director, Operations.
The process for the selection of a permanent successor as CFO is progressing, with both internal and external candidates under consideration. A permanent appointment will be announced in due course.
For further information please contact:
Wincanton Plc Tel: +44 12 4971 0000
Tim Lawlor, Chief Financial Officer
Headland Tel: +44 20 3805 4822
Susanna Voyle/ Henry Wallers
Notes to Editors:
Wincanton is a leading British supply chain solutions company. The Group provides business critical services including storage, handling and distribution; high volume eFulfilment; retailer 'dark stores'; two-person home delivery; fleet and transport management; and network optimisation for many of the UK's best-known companies.
It is active across a range of markets including food and consumer goods; retail and manufacturing; eCommerce; the public sector; major infrastructure; building materials; fuel; and defence. With almost 100 years' heritage, Wincanton's 20,000-strong team operates from more than 200 sites across the country, utilising 3,500 vehicles.