AIM-LISTED international supplier of biomass for energy products Active Energy has announced the appointment of Brian Evans-Jones as FD.
Evans-Jones trained with Coopers and Lybrand, qualifying in 1985, before going on to found his own firm. He has acted as a consultant to, officer of, and investor in businesses primarily in the food, manufacturing and property sectors, including a number of turn-around situations and start-ups. Among them are Harsco, Celtic Oriental, Boditronics, Ty Nant Spring Water and Seconds Ahead.
He currently holds non-executive directorships with Landsker Construction, Celtic Oriental, SBA Capital, Creak, Eastwood Flame and Anevris.
Active Energy CEO Richard Spinks said: “I would like to welcome Brian Evans-Jones as finance director. He has an excellent track record of working within fast growing international businesses and is therefore ideally suited to AEG. Brian is already well known to the team having worked on a project basis for the group in the first half of 2014.
“I am therefore confident that his appointment will significantly enhance the finance function across the group and our ability to achieve our operational ambitions.”
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