FTSE250 bookmaker William Hill has this morning confirmed the appointment of Adrian Marsh as new Group Chief Financial Officer (CFO) replacing incumbent Ruth Prior.
Marsh joins William Hill’s executive leadership team from international packaging group DS Smith Plc, where he served as Group CFO during a seven-year tenure in which the company rose up the FTSE ranks, indexing as a UK top 100 enterprise.
Confirming its new CFO appointment, William Hill governance highlights Marsh’s extensive and diverse experience having led financial divisions, planning, auditing and strategy for large scale multinational Plc enterprises including AstraZeneca (pharmaceutical), Pilkington (manufacturing) and Tesco (retail).
William Hill CEO Ulrik Bengtsson said: “I am delighted to welcome Adrian to the Board. As a proven CFO of a FTSE listed company with M&A, deal execution and multi-sector finance experience in US & European markets, he will be able to make a significant contribution to William Hill in the enablement of the strategy and is a great addition to the team.”
Further to the update, William Hill board of governance confirms that Marsh will further become an Executive Director of the company later in the year.
Marsh holds prior governance experience from serving as a Non-Executive Director of Scottish energy group John Wood Group Plc, where he led its audit committee.
Marsh commented: “I am extremely excited to be joining William Hill at such a key time in the Company’s history and look forward to supporting Ulrik and the rest of Board in delivering their growth plans for the future.”