Augean appoints two directors
Christopher Mills founded Harwood Capital Management in 2011, a successor from its former parent company J O Hambro Capital Management, which he co-founded in 1993.
Mr. Mills is investment manager of North Atlantic Smaller Companies Investment Trust plc and is a non-executive director of several companies.
He was a director of Invesco MIM, where he was head of North American investments and venture capital, and of Samuel Montagu International.
Roger McDowell returns to Augean having previously been a board member of the Group for 11 years between November 2004 and June 2015.
Mr. McDowell brings valuable experience as a successful businessman and entrepreneur, with a strong record of driving shareholder value and serving on the boards of public companies across a range of sectors.
During his previous tenure on Augean's Board, he held the position of Interim CEO (2006 - 2007) and Interim Chairman (2010 - 2012).
Mr. McDowell was Managing Director of Oliver Ashworth for eighteen years before its sale to St. Gobain.
Mr. McDowell is currently serving as Non-Executive Chairman of Avingtrans, Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of Servelec Group and is also a Non-Executive Director of ThinkSmart, Tribal Group, Proteome Sciences and Swallowfield. ■
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