DJ CHAPEL DOWN GROUP PLC: Appointment of Chairman
Chapel Down Group Plc
(`CDG' or `the Company')
Appointment of Chairman
Chapel Down Group plc, the Aquis listed English wine and drinks producer, is delighted to announce the appointment of Martin Glenn as Chairman. Martin succeeds John Dunsmore who has chaired the Company for the last six years. Martin will take over on 1 July 2020 after the Company's AGM on 30 June 2020.
Martin Glenn, Chairman designate, commented:
"I'm thrilled to be joining Chapel Down as Chairman. Thanks to the pioneering work of Chapel Down, English Sparkling Wine is no longer regarded as a novelty and has now become mainstream. The Company has ambition to accelerate growth and I believe that my commercial experience can be of assistance to Frazer and the team as they develop their business plan for the coming years. A full induction is being planned and I look forward to learning from John who has helped lead Chapel Down since 2014."
Frazer Thompson, CEO, commented:
"These are exciting times for Chapel Down. We are truly delighted to have attracted a new Chairman of such high calibre. The whole team are looking forward to welcoming Martin and know that he has the skills to help us build the Chapel Down business to new heights. We are all thrilled to be working with him.
John has been a fantastic Chairman for the business. Not only is he a great mentor with extensive drinks experience, but a man of great candour, intelligence and integrity. He leaves the business after six years in much improved shape. John will remain a close friend and supporter of the business and will help Martin into the role."
John Dunsmore added
"I'm really delighted to have played a part in Chapel Down's success. It's a very exciting business with real potential. I've enjoyed the challenge immensely and know that Martin will too."
Chapel Down Group plc Frazer Thompson Chief Executive Richard Woodhouse Finance Director 01580 763 033 finnCap Ltd Christopher Corporate Finance 020 7220 0500 Raggett/Simon Hicks ECM Tim Redfern
The following information relating to Martin Glenn is disclosed pursuant to Rule 66 and Appendix 1, Table A, paragraph 5.1.2 of the AQSE Growth Market -- Rules for Issuers.
Current directorships and/or Former directorships and/or partnerships partnerships (within the last three years) The Football Foundation Football Association Limited Froneri Limited National Football Centre Limited The Football Stadia Improvement Fund Limited Wembley National Stadium Ltd
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June 22, 2020 03:01 ET (07:01 GMT)