– UK, London – Marlowe plc (LON:MRL), the support services group focused on acquiring and developing companies that provide critical testing and maintenance services, today announced the appointment of Kevin Quinn to the Board as a Non-Executive Director and Chairman Designate.
Kevin joins the Board with immediate effect and will assume the role of Chairman on 1 April 2019 upon the planned retirement of Derek O’Neill at the conclusion of the Group’s current financial year.
Alex Dacre, Chief Executive, commented: “We are delighted to welcome Kevin to the Board of Marlowe. His significant public company experience and role in building one of the UK’s leading support services businesses will be especially valuable to the Group. On behalf of the Board, I would like to take this opportunity to thank Derek O’Neill for his support and guidance through Marlowe’s listing and subsequent strong growth and wish him well for the future.”
About Kevin Quinn
Kevin has extensive experience of the FTSE 250 support services sector, gained through his 13-year tenure as Chief Financial Officer at Berendsen plc, a leading European textile service business, where he played a significant role in its growth from a market capitalisation of less than £700 million during 2005 to a total implied equity value of approximately £2.2 billion as part of its sale to Elis SA in 2017. Prior to Berendsen, Kevin held a number of senior finance roles at Amersham plc and was previously a partner at PriceWaterhouseCoopers. He is currently a Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Audit Committee at Benchmark Holdings plc.
Kevin Quinn commented: “I look forward to working closely with the Board and the executive team in continuing to deliver the Group’s strategy. Marlowe is strongly positioned for further growth, and I welcome the opportunity to make a significant contribution to the business.”
About Marlowe plc
Marlowe is an AIM-listed company formed to create sustainable shareholder value through the acquisition and development of businesses that provide critical testing & maintenance services in the UK. It is focused on fire protection, security systems, water treatment and air quality services – which are essential to its customers’ operations and invariably governed by regulation, and where customers require a single specialist outsourced provider with nationwide coverage. Our customers can be found on most high streets, in office complexes and industrial estates, and include SMEs, local authorities, facilities management providers, multi-site NHS trusts and FTSE 100 companies.
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