Board and senior management changes at Cookson
May 26, 2005
Cookson Group plc, the international materials science company, announces the following Board and senior management changes.
Mike Butterworth is to join the Board as a Director with effect from 15 June 2005, and will assume the role of Group Finance Director on 1 August 2005.
Jeff Hewitt is to join the Board as a non-executive Director, and assume the role of Chairman of the Audit Committee, with effect from 1 June 2005.
Gian Carlo Cozzani
Gian Carlo Cozzani, 64, Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Ceramics Division, is to step down from the Board on his 65th birthday on 6 October 2005, and will retire from the Company shortly thereafter.
Francois Wanecq has been appointed as the designated successor to Gian Carlo Cozzani as Chief Executive Officer of the Ceramics Division.