LTG – formerly London Toxicology Group – has appointed Neil Anthony Elton as group finance director.
The 43 year old chartered accountant and joins from Sagentia Group, a technology research and development company, where he held the same position from 2010 to 2014. Prior to this, between 2007 to 2010, he was group finance director at Concateno, Europe’s largest tester of drugs of abuse.
Elton had various roles at Mecom Group, the media investment business which, as finance director, he helped list on AIM in 2005. During the earlier part of his career he worked at Yava group and Mirror Group and trained at Arthur Andersen and Deloitte & Touche.
At LTG he will be a key member of the team responsible for executing LTG’s acquisition strategy, alongside his day to day executive duties.
Richard Jones, LTG’s current finance director, will assume the role of group financial controller and step down from the board with immediate effect.
Jonathan Satchell, CEO of LTG, said: “We are delighted that Neil is joining us, bringing valuable experience as we continue to grow rapidly. His appointment will strengthen the management team and the company’s capability.”