StockMarketWire.com - Kier Group said Simon Kesterton would be appointed as Chief Financial Officer Designate with effect from 26 August and would assume the role of CFO from 19 September.

Bev Dew, Kier's Finance Director, would stand down from the Board immediately following the announcement of the company's results for the 2019 financial year and was expected to remain on garden leave for the remainder of his notice period, which concludes in May 2020, the company said.

From 2013 to 31 July 2019, Mr. Kesterton was Group Finance Director at RPC Group plc. Prior to this, he was Chief Financial Officer, Europe and also Chief Strategic Officer at IAC Group, where he worked from 2006 to 2012. During the early part of his career, Mr. Kesterton undertook a number of finance roles at Collins & Aikman and British Federal.




At 9:41am: [LON:KIE] Kier Group PLC share price was +24.35p at 86p



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