Tatton Asset Management plc (LON:TAM), the investment management and IFA support services group, has announced the Board appointment of Lesley Watt as a Non Executive Director with immediate effect. Lesley will serve on the Audit and Risk, Remuneration and Nomination Committees following appointment.
Lesley Watt is a senior executive with over 20 years’ experience at Board and senior finance positions including Scottish and Newcastle plc and latterly as CFO of Miller Developments, delivering a successful exit for GSO Capital Partners (now Blackstone Credit). Other previous roles include CFO for the National Trust for Scotland and the Care Visions Group.
Lesley currently holds a non-executive directorship at Scottish Baroque Ensemble Limited, where she chairs the Audit and Risk Committee.
The Board are confident that Lesley’s strength and depth of experience in both commercial and leadership roles will provide a valuable contribution into the future.
Following Lesley’s appointment, the Board will comprise Paul Hogarth (Chief Executive Officer), Paul Edwards (Chief Financial Officer), Lothar Mentel (Chief Investment Officer), Roger Cornick (Non Executive Chairman), Chris Poil (Non Executive Director) and Lesley Watt (Non Executive Director).
Paul Hogarth, Chief Executive Officer, commented:
“On behalf of the Board, we look forward to welcoming Lesley as an independent Non-Executive Director. We feel that the Group will greatly benefit from the wealth of experience that Lesley brings and that the appointment will complement the skills of the existing Board members.”
In accordance with Rule 17 and Schedule Two paragraph (g) of the AIM Rules for Companies, additional information for Lesley Fiona Watt, aged 56, is set out below:
|Current Directorships||Previous Directorships (last 5 years)|
|Glenerne Management Services Limited||Barony Housing Association Limited|
|Scottish Baroque Ensemble Limited|
Lesley was a director of Globalfarmers.com Limited from April 2000 until it went into voluntary receivership in July 2001.
As of the date of this announcement, Lesley Watt holds no ordinary shares in the capital of the Company.