Driver Group appoints Hugh Cawley as finance director
Mr. Cawley is a seasoned finance professional with extensive public company experience with an emphasis on businesses facing a major strategic challenge or undergoing significant corporate change.
Mr. Cawley's public company executive roles have included spells with S Daniels PLC, Dawson Holdings PLC, Office2Office plc and, most recently, Progility plc.
Damien McDonald, the existing Group Finance Director, will be leaving the Group, but will remain in the business until September 30, 2016 to ensure a smooth transition of duties.
Mr. McDonald is Chartered Accountant with over 17 years’ experience. He originally joined Driver in April 2008 as Group Financial Controller and successfully implemented financial procedures to the business’ UK and overseas operations.
Mr. McDonald previously worked for nine years with United Utilities where he held finance management positions in the Group head office before becoming Financial Controller of the Contract Solutions Division.
Latterly at United Utilities, Mr. McDonald successfully managed the financial disposal of their industrial waste management business. Between 1995 and 1999, he qualified as a Chartered Accountant as an auditor with KPMG.