Good Energy Group - Appointment of new CEO
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Good Energy Group PLC
07 April 2021
 

Good Energy Group PLC

 

("Good Energy" or "the Company")

 

Appointment of new CEO

 

Good Energy Group PLC (AIM: GOOD), the 100% renewable electricity supplier and innovative energy services provider, is pleased to announce the appointment of Nigel Pocklington as Chief Executive Officer ("CEO"). Nigel will succeed Juliet Davenport, who announced in February 2021 that she wished to step down once a suitable successor had been identified. Nigel is expected to join the Good Energy Board and take up the CEO post on 1 May 2021.

Nigel is a widely experienced senior executive with a strong commercial, digital, and operational track record spanning over 25 years. Nigel has strong, relevant, and current commercial experience at a senior management level in a variety of global digital businesses, ranging from global e-commerce to financial technology.

Nigel most recently served as Chief Commercial Officer of Moneysupermarket.com Group plc. Prior to this, he held a variety of senior roles within Expedia Inc., including President of eBookers and Chief Marketing Officer of Hotels.com. He spent a decade of his early career at Pearson plc, including a period leading the digital operations of the Financial Times. Nigel is also a Non-Executive Director for Kin and Carta plc, a global digital transformation business focused on helping make the journey to becoming a digital business tangible, sustainable and profitable, where he chairs the Remuneration Committee and is a member of the Audit and Nomination Committees.

As announced on 4 February 2021, Juliet Davenport will remain on the Group Board, stepping down as CEO and taking up the role of Non-Executive Director of Good Energy, while remaining Chair of subsidiary Zap-Map. Juliet will continue in her role as Chief Executive Officer until Nigel's appointment on 1 May 2021.

 

Will Whitehorn, Chair, Good Energy Group plc said:

"We are delighted to welcome Nigel to the Group as our new Chief Executive Officer. Following an extensive search and a thorough evaluation of high-quality candidates, we are confident that Nigel's digital and transformation experience will help to lead Good Energy in the next stage of the Group's development. This experience will help to accelerate innovation and drive growth across all of our businesses specifically in the new markets of energy and mobility as a service, in which we are already positioned strongly."

Nigel Pocklington, said:

"Good Energy is a strong business at the forefront of the transition in the energy market and the UK's push to net zero. I look forward to leading the business on the next stage of this exciting journey."

Juliet Davenport, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Good Energy, said:

"Nigel is joining Good Energy at an exciting stage of its development and I am looking forward to working with him in my role as a Non-Executive Director in the future."

 

The following additional information is provided in accordance with Rule 17 and paragraph (g) of Schedule Two of the AIM Rules for Companies.

Nigel David Pocklington, aged 49, has no shareholding in Good Energy. His current and previous directorships or partnerships within the last 5 years are detailed below:

 

Current directorships and partnerships:

Kin and Carta plc

 

Past directorships and partnerships held within the last 5 years:

Totallymoney Holdings I Limited

eBookers Limited

eBookers.com Sàrl

eBookers.ie Limited

eBookers.nl B.V

eBookers.com Deutschland GMBH

Insurancebookers Ltd

Cheap Tickets Ltd

Flightbookers Ltd

Orbitz Worldwide (UK) Ltd

CYTI (Holdings) Ltd

MSMG Dormant NO. 1 LIMITED

 

Enquiries:

Good Energy Group PLC

Juliet Davenport, Chief Executive

Charles Parry, Investor Relations

Luke Bigwood, Communications

 

Email: press@goodenergy.co.uk

Email: press@zap-map.com

Phone: +44 (0) 7718 671003

Investec Bank plc (Nominated Adviser and Joint Broker)

Jeremy Ellis

Sara Hale

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7597 5970

 

 

Canaccord Genuity Limited (Joint Broker)

Henry Fitzgerald - O'Connor

Georgina McCooke

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7523 4617

 

 

 

Notes to editors:

 

About Good Energy www.goodenergy.co.uk

 

Good Energy is a generator and supplier of 100% renewable power and an innovator in energy services. It currently owns two wind farms, six solar farms and sources electricity from a community of 1,600 independent UK generators.

Since it was founded 20 years ago, the company has been at the forefront of the charge towards a cleaner, distributed energy system. Its mission is to support UK households and businesses generate, store and share clean power.

Good Energy is recognised as a leader in this market, through our green kite accreditation with the and as a top rated Green energy supplier by Which?.

 

 

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