Northbridge Industrial Services appoints Stephen Yapp to its Board as Independent Director

– UK, Burton upon Trent –  Northbridge Industrial Services plc (LON: NBI), the industrial services and rental company, today announced the appointment of Stephen Yapp to its Board as an independent non-executive director effective immediately.

“I am delighted to welcome Stephen to Northbridge and am confident that his wide range of skills and experience will enable him to make a significant contribution as the Board addresses challenges and opportunities arising from the impact of the pandemic upon our markets and towards the execution of our longer-term strategy for profitable growth,” said  Board Chairman, Peter Harris.

About Stephen Yapp

With over 25 years experience of public company boards, Mr Yapp is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Management Accountants and holds an MBA. He is currently Chairman of Pittards plc and of a number of private companies. Until recently, he was a non-executive director of Downing Strategic Micro Cap Fund and, from 2007 until the company was sold in 2016, he was Executive Chairman of Journey Group plc.

About Northbridge

Northbridge Industrial Services plc hires and sells specialist industrial equipment. With offices or agents in the UK, USA, UAE, Belgium, Germany, France, Australia, New Zealand, Malaysia, Singapore, China, Brazil and South Korea, Northbridge has a global customer base. This includes utility companies, the oil and gas sector, shipping, banking, mining, construction and the public sector. The product range includes loadbanks, transformers and oil tools. Northbridge was admitted to AIM in 2006 since when it has grown by providing a high level of service, responsiveness and flexibility to customers, by the acquisition of companies in the UK, UAE, Australia, Belgium, New Zealand and Singapore and through investing further in those acquired companies to make them more successful. Northbridge continues to seek suitable businesses for acquisition across the world.

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