Readypower Group Chairman appointment

Readypower Group is delighted to announce the appointment of Paul Lester as Non-Executive Chairman. Paul has a huge amount of executive experience across several sectors as the CEO of Graseby, VT Group and Group Managing Director of Balfour Beatty.

As a non-executive, he is currently the Chairman of McCarthy and Stone PLC and Essentra PLC, which are both FTSE250 companies. He is also the Chairman of Algeco, a global asset hire business.

Paul is a first-class seasoned Non-Executive Chairman who has vast experience of working in both PLCs and private equity-backed businesses. Russell Jack, CEO, said “We are very excited about Paul’s appointment. We are confident he will help the business continue to grow and improve strategically whilst retaining Readypower’s focus on excellent customer service, innovation and reliability.”

Our thanks go to Tony Rieger, our outgoing Chairman, who has been instrumental in the transformation and professionalisation of the business over the last two years from a family-run business to a robust corporate company. We wish Tony all the very best for the future.