- Transport services provider FirstGroup appointed Ryan Mangold as Chief Financial Officer, with effect from 31 May.

Ryan Mangold was Group Finance Director of homebuilder Taylor Wimpey for eight years until April 2018, having originally joined in 2009 as group financial controller.

During that time Mr Mangold played an integral role in the transformation of Taylor Wimpey’s financial profile, which included the sale of its North American assets, improving the balance sheet to investment grade and restructuring its pension liabilities.

In addition to his other roles, Mr Mangold also oversaw the commercial and information technology functions at the company. Prior to this Ryan worked in the mining and basic resources sector. He joined the Anglo American group of companies in 1999 as a financial analyst before becoming group financial controller of Mondi Group in 2004, where he played a significant role in its demerger from Anglo American in 2007. Ryan is a chartered accountant.

At 8:34am: [LON:FGP] FirstGroup PLC share price was -0.25p at 109.45p

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