Lygon Group

Chairman and Chief Executive appointments for infrastructure business

Our client was a large private equity firm, which sought new leadership for one of its largest investments, requiring management of a different scale and calibre.

The Roles
  • Confidential search for a Group CEO to drive a step change in growth in the principal business, whilst demerging a renewable energy business from the parent to unlock value.
  • In parallel, recruit a Chairman and CEO for the business to be demerged, in preparation for an anticipated IPO.
The Requirements
  • An experienced FTSE 100 or 250 CEO, with significant capital expenditure management skills.
  • National and local government interface, in a regulated sector.
The Solution
  • FTSE 100 CEO and FTSE 250 CEO presented. Offer made to preferred candidate.
  • Demerged business Chairman appointed, with experience of having listed a telco business.
  • Renewables business CEO appointed from the construction sector.

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