Bibby Line Group Appoints New Chief Financial Officer

Bibby Line Group  //  14th January 2016

Bibby Line Group announces the appointment of Mark Lyons as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Main Board Executive Director from 1 April 2016.

Mark is currently CFO of NSG Group. NSG Group is based in Japan and became  one of the world’s leading glass manufacturing companies following the acquisition of Pilkington in 2006.

Mark joined Pilkington in 1990 and has held a number of senior roles within finance and general management. He joined the Main Board of NSG Group in 2008 as Head of the Global Architectural Business and became CFO in 2011, spending considerable time in Japan as well as the UK.

Mark holds a BSc (Hons) in Mechanical Engineering from Imperial College London.  He is a Chartered Engineer (MIMechE, CEng), a Chartered Management Accountant (FCMA) and a Member of the Association of Corporate Treasurers (MCT).   Mark is married, with two children.

Jon Haymer will report to Mark as Finance Director for the Group dealing with audit, tax and pensions matters. Jon will step down from the BLG Board in due course.

Sir Michael Bibby, Group MD, said, “I am delighted to welcome Mark Lyons to the Executive team and Main Board in April this year. His commercial and financial experience in complex global operations will be an asset to the Group.”

Mark Lyons stated, “I am very much looking forward to joining Bibby Line Group once my work at NSG Group is complete. This is a great opportunity to join a forward thinking private company with fantastic growth opportunities across its diverse portfolio”

Paul Drechsler, Chairman Bibby Line Group added, “I am delighted to add my welcome to Mark to the Board of Bibby Line Group and very much look forward to working with him as Chief Financial Officer and as a member of Bibby Line Group Board.”

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