StockMarketWire.com - ECO Animal Health Group said it had appointed Christopher Wilks as Chief Financial Officer, who would take up the role on 3 September 2019. The company also announced several changes to its board to meet its corporate governance objectives. Christopher Wilks had considerable experience in the fields of both finance and science, the company said. He was currently a non-executive director of Kromek Group, an AIM listed worldwide supplier of detection technology and was previously Chief Financial Officer of Signum Technology, a group of specialised engineering businesses operating in the safety and critical service flow control sector, which he co-founded in 2012. Prior to Signum Technology, Mr Wilks was Chief Financial Officer at Sondex, a specialist manufacturer of technical instruments for the oil and gas industry. Mr Wilks became the Chief Financial Officer of Sondex in 1997 and in June 2003 he successfully managed the listing of Sondex on the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange. Sondex was acquired by GE in 2007. Kevin Stockdale, Financial Director, had resigned from the board and shall remain with the company, the company said. Julia Trouse, Executive Director, had resigned from the Board and shall remain as Company Secretary in order to comply with QCA guidelines. Brett Clemo, Executive Director, had informed the board of his intention to retire in 2017 and would start his long planned for retirement on the 30th September 2019. He would not stand for re-election at the Company's Annual General Meeting scheduled to take place on 19 September 2019. 'Following these board changes the board will comprise three independent non-executive directors being Richard Wood (Chairman), Andrew Jones and Tony Rawlinson and two executive directors being Marc Loomes (CEO) and Christopher Wilks (CFO), thereby fulfilling one of its Corporate Governance objectives stated in its 2019 Annual Report and Accounts Corporate Governance Statement of establishing an Independent Board with a majority of non-executive directors,' the company said.

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