Cornelius appoints new group finance director
Cornelius Group Plc, a European distributor and manufacturer of speciality chemicals, ingredients and raw materials for the performance chemicals, personal care, health and nutrition markets, has announced the appointment of a new Group Finance Director.
With 28 years’ experience in finance, Phillip Gibbons will play a key role at Cornelius in helping to deliver growth plans and drive the strategic direction of the company. Phillip has been appointed to the main board of Cornelius Group Plc.
Neville Prior, Chairman of Cornelius, said: “Phillip’s track record, international experience, and contacts in the profession are second to none and we are thrilled to have him on board.
“Attracting someone of Phillip’s calibre into the business is a great endorsement of our strategy and ambition. He brings with him incredibly strong knowledge and experience which will be vital as we continue our ambitious plans to grow and develop solutions for our principals."
With leadership experience in both finance and general management, Mr Gibbons joined Cornelius on 13th December 2017, from Kodak Alaris Holdings Ltd. where he held the title of Chief Finance Officer. Prior to this, Mr Gibbons enjoyed a 23-year career with Eastman Kodak Company.
Mr Gibbons added: “Cornelius has a deserved reputation as a leading distributor of speciality chemicals, ingredients and raw materials. We have a tremendous opportunity to grow further and continue to diversify into new sectors, bringing our strong business values and service delivery to match the demands and high expectations of our principals. I am excited to be on board and part of the great team at Cornelius that will take the business to the next level.”