Trifast appoints Darren Hayes-Powell to its Board of Directors as CFO and announces Louis Eperjesi to join as Non-Executive Director

– UK, Uckfield –  Trifast (LON: TRI) today announced the appointment of Darren Hayes-Powell to its Board of Directors as CFO effective from 1 December 2022.

The company also announced the appointment of Louis Eperjesi to its Board as a Non-Executive Director effective from 1 January 2023.

“I would like to take this opportunity to welcome Darren and Louis to the business; they bring a wealth of financial and commercial experience to the business and with our ambitious aspirations their additional skills will complement the knowledge of our Board and global teams,” said CEO, Mark Belton.

About Darren Hayes-Powell

Darren Hayes-Powell an engineer and qualified accountant developed his CFO career within a global engineering environment in the UK, US, Asia, and Africa. He has held senior roles within plc entities in the UK and overseas with Rolls Royce (1983-2008) and more recently Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company (2008-2020). Over his 12-year expatriate career,r he has developed a wealth of commercial and financial experience, implementing successful transformational value-add change and turnaround initiatives which drove profitability. His enthusiasm, skills, and knowledge will be invaluable to Trifast as it continues to develop its global footprint.

About Louis Eperjesi

Louis Eperjesi has had a successful executive career within the building industry both in the UK and internationally. He brings to the Board significant commercial knowledge of manufacturing and supply, strategic planning,g and M&A. Before starting his NED career he was CEO at Tyman plc (2010-2019), a leading International supplier of engineered components and access solutions to the construction industry. Before, he held similar senior management roles with Kingspan Group plc, Baxi Group Ltd, Lafarge SA, and Caradon plc. Louis has extensive board experience; he currently holds NED roles at Accsys Technologies plc and Ibstock plc. He has previously held non-executive roles with Wolseley plc and CMS Enviro Systems Ltd (Chair). He is currently also Chair of Trustees at The Cheltenham Trust.

About Trifast plc

Trifast is a leading international specialist in the design, engineering, manufacture, and distribution of high-quality industrial fastenings and Category ‘C’ components principally for major global assembly industries. We supply to c. 5,000 customers in c.75 countries across a wide range of industries, including Light vehicles, Heavy vehicles, Health & Home, Energy, Tech and Infrastructure (ET&I), GeneralIndustriall and Distributors. As a full-service provider to multinational OEMs and Tier 1 companies spanning several sectors, TR delivers comprehensive support to its customers from concept design through to technical engineering consultancy, manufacturing, supply management, and global logistics. The Group employs c.1,300 people across 34 business locations within the UK, Asia, Europe, and the USA including seven high-volume, high-quality, and cost-effective manufacturing sites and three technical & innovation centers worldwide.

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