Bibby Line Group appoints Susan Searle as Non-Executive Director

  //  6th July 2023

Bibby Line Group has appointed established business leader Susan Searle as Non-Executive Director as part of its ongoing growth and investment strategy.

Susan brings strong executive and non-executive experience across various sectors, specialising in growing technology businesses, acquisitions and exploitation of new technologies.

In her executive career Susan has held a variety of commercial and business development roles with the Bank of Nova Scotia, Montech (Australia), and Signet Group plc before founding Imperial Innovations Group plc, where she was CEO.

Susan has since served on a variety of boards across a wide range of sectors including engineering, healthcare and advanced materials, and has experience as both chair and senior independent non-executive director.

Jonathan Lewis, CEO of Bibby Line Group, said

“I’m pleased to be welcoming Susan to the group. With exceptional experience, along with sector specific skills and knowledge, Susan adds valuable external insight to the group.

“Susan strongly aligns with Bibby’s values as a family-owned business. I’m looking forward to working alongside her as we transition the group towards a planned phase of growth and investment.”

Speaking of her appointment, Susan said

“I am excited to be joining the Bibby Line Group Board at an important time, as it considers options for growth through its core three businesses, and potentially beyond. The company’s approach to ESG though Project Compass has impressed me greatly, and I look forward to adding further experience and value in this area.

“Bibby has a long history and excellent track record of being a fair and responsible business owner, along with strong core values to which I am aligned, and it’s a group I am proud to be joining.”

Established in 1807 and headquartered in Liverpool, Bibby Line Group a diverse, international business operating in multiple countries, and the holding company for Bibby Financial Services, Bibby Marine and Garic Ltd.

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