Peter Southby new FD at Augean plc, based in Yorkshire
Augean Plc, one of the UK’s leading hazardous waste businesses, has announced the appointment of Peter Southby (33) to the Board of the Company as Group Finance Director, with effect from early November 2006.
Peter joins from White Young Green PLC, the acquisitive support services consultancy where he has been Group Financial Controller since January 2003. At White Young Green, Peter was responsible for the central finance team of 30, serving 25 offices and 2,000 employees in UK & Ireland. Peter was involved in the due diligence and negotiation of acquisitions and had company secretarial responsibilities.
Having graduated with a 1st Class Honours Degree from Oxford University, Peter trained as a Chartered Accountant at Arthur Andersen and, following a period as a senior audit manager at Arthur Andersen, Peter was Finance Manager at Leeds United plc from June 2000 to December 2002.
John Huntington, CEO of Augean Plc, commented:
‘We are pleased to have hired an FD of the calibre of Peter. He brings energy, drive, experience and discipline to our finance department and our business. Peter is well thought of in the Leeds financial community, has a proven track record of delivery and knows the sector well with his environmental background.’