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Monday 11 May, 2020

Gooch & Housego PLC

Appointment of Non-Executive Director

RNS Number : 3398M
Gooch & Housego PLC
11 May 2020
 

For immediate release

11th May 2020

 

 

 

Gooch & Housego PLC

("G&H" or the "Group")

 

Appointment of Non-Executive Director

 

Gooch & Housego PLC (AIM: GHH), the specialist manufacturer of optical components and systems, is pleased to announce that Louise Evans has been appointed to the Company's Board as a Non-Executive Director, and Chair of the Audit Committee, with effect from 11th May 2020.

 

Louise brings extensive experience from her strategic leadership roles in both listed and privately owned technical engineering groups. She has substantial expertise in the areas of financial management and M&A as well as the implementation of internal control and risk management frameworks. 

 

Louise is a Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Audit Committee of AIM-quoted AB Dynamics plc and a Board advisor to low carbon commodity broker SCB Group. 

 

Louise was Group Finance Director of Braemar Shipping Services plc from 2015 to 2018 and previously Group Financial Director of Williams Grand Prix Holdings plc. Louise is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales. 

 

 

Gary Bullard, Chairman of G&H, commented: 

 

"I am delighted to welcome Louise to the Board. She has significant experience at Board level in listed and international businesses. Going forwards, I am sure she will make a valuable contribution to the continuing growth of the Group."

 

 

 

For further information contact: -

 

 

 

Mark Webster/Chris Jewell 

Gooch & Housego PLC

 01460 256440

Mark Court /Charlotte Slater 

Buchanan

020 7466 5000

Chris Baird/ Patrick Robb/

David Anderson 

Investec Bank plc

020 7597 5970

 

 

 

 

 

Louise Margaret Evans (aged 46 years) currently holds or has held the following directorships or partnerships in the past five years:

 

Current Directorships or Partnerships

Past Directorships or Partnerships

AB Dynamics plc

A.C.M. Shipping Services Limited

 

ACM Sale & Purchase Limited

 

ACM Shipping CIS Limited

 

ACM Shipping EBT Limited

 

ACM Shipping USA Limited

 

ACM Tankers Limited

 

Alchemy Trading Company Limited

 

Asian Energy Services Pte Ltd

 

Braemar ACM Group Limited

 

Braemar ACM Shipbroking (Dry Cargo) Limited

 

Braemar ACM Shipbroking (USA) Inc.

 

Braemar ACM Shipbroking Group Limited

 

Braemar ACM Shipbroking Limited

 

Braemar ACM Shipbroking Pte Limited

 

Braemar ACM Shipbroking Pty Limited

 

Braemar ACM Valuations Limited

 

Braemar Atlantic Securities Holdings Limited

 

Braemar Atlantic Securities Limited

 

Braemar Burness Maritime Limited

 

Braemar Chartering Limited

 

Braemar Container Shipping and Chartering Limited

 

Braemar Developments Limited

 

Braemar Financial Holdings Germany GmbH

 

Braemar Financial Holdings Limited

 

Braemar Futures Limited

 

Braemar Holdings (USA) Inc

 

Braemar Howells Consultancy Limited

 

Braemar Marine Limited

 

Braemar Maritime Limited

 

Braemar Naves Corporate Finance GmbH

 

Braemar Naves Corporate Finance Limited

 

Braemar Response Limited

 

Braemar Seascope (Beijing) Limited

 

Braemar Seascope Shipping Limited

 

Braemar Seascope Technical Services Limited

 

Braemar Shipbrokers Limited

 

Braemar Shipping Services plc

 

Braemar Tankers Limited

 

Braemar Technical Services (Adjusting) Limited

 

Braemar Technical Services (Adjusting) Pte Ltd

 

Braemar Technical Services (Engineering) Inc

 

Braemar Technical Services (Engineering) Limited

 

Braemar Technical Services (Offshore) Pte Limited

 

Braemar Technical Services (USA) Inc

 

Braemar Technical Services Holdings Limited

 

Braemar Technical Services Inc

 

Braemar Technical Services Limited

 

Braemar Technical Services Pte Ltd

 

BS Energy Services Limited

 

BTS (Offshore) Pte Ltd (Nevis)

 

Burness Marine (Gas) Limited

 

Burness Marine (Tankers) Limited

 

Cagnoil Limited

 

CB (Newcastle) Ltd

 

Cory Brothers (USA) Inc

 

Cory Brothers Shipping Agencies (S) Pte Ltd

 

Cory Brothers Shipping Agency Limited

 

Cory Logistics Limited

 

Fred Olsen Freight Limited

 

Freight Action Limited

 

GFL (UK) Limited

 

Gorman Cory Shipping Agency Limited

 

Lawrence Holt & Company Limited

 

Lemstock Limited

 

London Central Cruise Moorings Limited

 

Morrison Shipping Agency Limited

 

Morrison Shipping Limited

 

Morrison Tours Limited

 

Morrison Tours Logistics Limited

 

Orca Shipping Limited

 

Persona Logistics Services Limited

 

Planetwide Group Limited

 

Planetwide Limited

 

Portabella Limited

 

Red Dragon Line Limited

 

Seascope Capital Services Limited

 

Seascope Projects Limited

 

Seascope Sale & Purchase Limited

 

Seascope Shipping Investments Limited

 

Seascope Shipping Limited

 

Seascope Shipping Services Limited

 

ShipTrak Limited

 

South African Liner Services Limited

 

Wavespec (North East) Limited

The Infertility Network (UK)

 

 

 

There is no further information to be disclosed pursuant to Rule 17 or Schedule Two paragraph (g) of the AIM Rules for Companies in respect of the appointment of Louise Evans.

 

 

Notes to editors

Gooch & Housego is a photonics technology business headquartered in Ilminster, Somerset, UK with operations in the USA and Europe. A world leader in its field, the company researches, designs, engineers and manufactures advanced photonic systems, components and instrumentation for applications in the Aerospace & Defence, Industrial, Life Sciences and Scientific Research sectors. World leading design, development and manufacturing expertise is offered across a broad range of complementary technologies.

 

 


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