ITM Power, the energy storage and clean fuel company, announces the appointment of Brian Jackson, 45, as Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary with immediate effect. He will be based at the Company’s facility and offices in Sheffield. He succeeds Barry Cunliffe who is leaving to take up an appointment as Group Finance Director with a private engineering group of companies.
A native of Sheffield, Brian is a chartered accountant with extensive experience in industry, most recently as International Finance Director of A4e Limited, a medium sized welfare and training services provider where he held overall responsibility for the performance and strategy of the finance functions of the international subsidiaries. After qualifying with KPMG, Brian spent two years in the Corporate Finance Department before joining a multi-disciplinary civil engineering, asbestos removal and employment agency group of companies as Company Secretary and Head of Finance. He subsequently joined AIM listed ATH Resources plc as Group Financial Controller rising to Mining Finance Director, reporting to the Group Finance Director, responsible for all aspects of financial strategy within the mining subsidiary.
Dr Graham Cooley, CEO of ITM Power, said, “I’d like to thank Barry for his hard work and contribution to the company over the last four years. We have all enjoyed working with him and wish him well in his next appointment. I am very pleased that we have been able to recruit Brian, whose experience and skill set are a very good match for our business. On behalf of the team, I welcome him to ITM Power.”