Good Energy Group PLC
("Good Energy" or "the Company")
Appointment of CFO
Good Energy Group PLC, the 100% renewable electricity supplier and innovative energy services provider, is pleased to announce the appointment of Rupert Sanderson as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Executive Director to the Board of the Company with effect from 8 January 2020.
Rupert joined Good Energy in February 2017 and was appointed Finance Director in January 2018 and is responsible for finance, trading, legal and investor relations. His previous roles include senior financial and commercial positions at Centrica, British Gas, Serco and Avis Europe. Rupert began his career as an accountant for PwC and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.
Juliet Davenport, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Good Energy said: "2020 will be another crucial year for Good Energy, as we deliver new propositions to match the energy transition and address the climate emergency. Rupert is a proven strategic and analytical thinker with the ability to be agile, adapt and lead in this evolving market. It is great to kick off 2020 with his skills applied in a broader role where he can have more positive impact."
Rupert Sanderson said: "I am looking forward to the opportunity to step up further to support the business in its strategy. This newly expanded role within a company dedicated to fighting climate change is the perfect challenge for me personally to start the decade."
In accordance with Rule 17 and Schedule Two (g) of the AIM Rules the following information in relation to the appointment of Rupert Sanderson is disclosed:
Rupert Douglas Sanderson, aged 49, holds or has held directorships/partnerships in the five years preceding his appointment at the Company as follows:
Valluga Financial Management Ltd (no longer active so currently in the process of a members' voluntary winding up with no creditors)
Past Directorships held within the last 5 years
Rupert currently holds 16,770 shares in the Company.
Good Energy Group PLC
Juliet Davenport, Chief Executive
Charles Parry, Investor Relations
Via Walbrook PR
Investec Bank plc (Nominated Adviser)
Walbrook (Financial PR)
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About Good Energy www.goodenergy.co.uk
Good Energy is a generator and supplier of 100% renewable energy and an innovator in energy services.
Over the last twenty years, the UK energy market has transitioned from around thirty large mainly fossil fuel-based generators to a market where renewables are the single biggest electricity generating source, and there are more than one million renewable generators.
Good Energy has been part of that transition, sourcing power direct from renewable generators since it was founded 20 years ago, recently awarded the highest green rating from Which? and the only UK energy company with more home-generation customers than supply customers. By investing in digital innovation and data Good Energy is driving efficiency and its ability to provide a range of services which maximise customer choice. This will support UK households and businesses to manage their energy usage, generating, storing and sharing clean power in the transition to a low carbon future. Good Energy is at the forefront of the charge towards a cleaner, distributed energy system.