Surch joins First
June 26, 2012
FirstGroup has appointed Chris Surch as group finance director.
Surch joins First from Shanks Group where he has a similar post. He has also held senior financial roles at Smiths Group and TI Group plc, having begun his career at Pricewaterhouse Coopers, where he qualified as an accountant.
Tim O’Toole, chief executive, said: ‘I am delighted to welcome Chris to the board of FirstGroup. I am confident that his considerable experience and record of achievement will be of great benefit to the group.’
He added: ‘I would like to take this opportunity to extend my thanks and gratitude to Nick Chevis for his support and valuable contribution as acting finance director.’
He is expected to join the company on 1 September 2012.