Ricardo plc has today announced the appointment of Ian Gibson as the company’s new chief financial officer, with effect from 15 May 2013.
A member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, Ian Gibson is a highly experienced finance professional with almost thirty years’ commercial experience, most recently as chief financial officer of Cable & Wireless Worldwide plc. He spent seventeen years in a number of senior financial management positions within the Cable & Wireless Group. In recent years he played a key role in both the demerger and listing of Cable & Wireless Worldwide plc, and the subsequent acquisition of that company by Vodafone. Prior to his time with Cable & Wireless, he spent twelve years at Deloitte where he worked in the audit and forensic accounting teams of the London and Toronto offices.
“I am extremely pleased to be able to welcome Ian Gibson to Ricardo plc,” commented Ricardo CEO Dave Shemmans. “Ian brings with him a wealth of global business experience in technology-driven markets. I am sure that he will make an extremely valuable contribution to the future of Ricardo and look forward to working with him to deliver our strategy for growth.”
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