MANCHESTER, England, April 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
Andrew Morris has been appointed Chief Financial Officer of Manchester based Globus, the UK leader in the manufacture and sales of professional and domestic hand and arm protection equipment.
This senior appointment heralds the next stage of Globus' development with expansion into new sectors and overseas markets following more than a decade of rapid growth in the UK. Andy will be responsible for the financial management of Globus and will be working closely with CEO Haraldur Agustsson on the international expansion of the company.
Previously a Director of Corporate Finance and an M&A specialist at Ernst and Young's Manchester office Andy has wide experience in the commercial and industrial field advising on many regional and international transactions. He recently supported Manchester Airports Group in their acquisition of Stansted Airport.
Haraldur Agustsson, Globus's CEO commented, "We are delighted with the appointment of Andy as CFO. He joins the group at a time of significant organic growth and ambitious overseas expansion plans. The skill set Andy brings to Globus will assist us in the execution of the next stage of our development whilst reinforcing the foundations of our business. His M&A and corporate expertise will be invaluable in our expansion plans as well as strengthening our executive management team."
Andrew commented, "After 13 years of enjoyable corporate finance experience with Ernst & Young I am delighted to be joining the very successful and ambitious Globus team. I am really looking forward to the opportunity to contribute to their continued expansion both in the UK and overseas."
- Globus (Shetland) Ltd is a privately owned, international manufacturer, designer and supplier of industrial, consumer and healthcare hand protection which is based in Trafford Park, Manchester.
- Continuous year on growth of 20% will lead to sales in 2013 of around £30 million.
- Globus has three regional offices; an area based sales team, as well as an extensive network of distributors.
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