– UK, Hemel Hempstead – Britvic is pleased to announce the appointment of Mathew Dunn as Chief Financial Officer.
Mathew will join the Company later in the calendar year and following a period of overlap to ensure a smooth transition, he will succeed John Gibney who will remain as CFO through to the release of the Company’s Preliminary Results on 25 November 2015. As previously advised, John will remain with the Company until his retirement in April 2016.
Mathew is currently CFO of South African Breweries Ltd, a division of SABMiller PLC in South Africa, where he has been based since 2014. Mathew first joined SABMiller PLC in 2002 where he held various financial planning and management, as well as leadership positions before joining EMI Music Ltd as CFO of their Global Catalogue division in 2009. He returned to SABMiller in 2010 as CFO, Asia (based in China) a role which he held until his 2014 move to South Africa.
Commenting on the appointment Simon Litherland, Chief Executive Officer, said: “We are delighted to welcome Mathew as CFO and to the Board. His significant experience in the international beverage sector and expertise in operational leadership will be very valuable as we continue to execute our strategy to pursue the expansion of our brands globally.”
Mathew Dunn said: “I am delighted to be joining Britvic at such an exciting time and look forward to working with my colleagues both on the Board and across the Company to deliver shareholder value.”
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