Ultra is pleased to announce that Amitabh Sharma has been appointed Group Finance Director with effect from 4 May 2016. Following the departure of Mary Waldner in March 2016, Amitabh has undertaken the role on an interim basis whilst the Board concluded its search and selection process. In accordance with paragraph 9.6.11 of the Listing Rules, Amitabh will be appointed to the Board and will report directly to the Chief Executive, Rakesh Sharma.
Amitabh, who is not related to the Chief Executive, Rakesh Sharma, in any way, was previously Group Financial Controller at Ultra from 1999 to 2005. He was Group Finance Director at Gibbs and Dandy plc (now Gibbs and Dandy Ltd) and a Divisional Finance Director at Saint Gobain. He was previously an audit manager with KPMG in London and qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1993.
There are no disclosures required in relation to paragraph 9.6.13 of the listing rules.
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Rakesh Sharma, Chief Executive
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