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PGG Wrightson Managing Director Steps Down

PGG Wrightson Managing Director Steps Down

PGG Wrightson has announced that its Managing Director, George Gould, will stand down on 31 August 2013.

PGG Wrightson Chairman, Sir John Anderson, acknowledged the contribution Mr Gould has made to PGG Wrightson since agreeing to be Managing Director in February 2011.

“A non-executive director at the time, with a successful track record in rural servicing, particularly as a former Managing Director of Pyne Gould Guinness Limited, George agreed to be Managing Director of PGG Wrightson to help stabilise the company as it re-focussed on its core business”.

“George has performed his task admirably and whilst the board will be sorry to see him leave, his tenure was for a fixed and relatively short period and for a par ticular purpose” Sir John said.

Mr Gould said that he was pleased to have been able to assist PGG Wrightson, particularly with regards to the rural servicing business with which he had a long standing affinity.

“It has been a pleasure to serve a great company, and post 31 August, I will enjoy watching from the side lines as PGG Wrightson goes from strength to strength”, Mr Gould said. Sir John advised that a selection process is proceeding to determine Mr Gould’s successor.


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