Our Heritage: 2015


After 30 years with the Group - 15 years as Chairman and previously as Group Managing Director for 15 years, Simon Sherrard retired. Simon has been instrumental in the transformation of the Group into a diverse and growing £1.72bn global business.

Simon has been succeeded by Paul Drechsler, who in 2015 was also appointed President of the CBI, the UK's largest business organisation, and appointed honorary CBE for his significant contribution to voluntary and charitable services.

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