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Babcock Intnl Group - Babcock appoints new Marine CEO

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Babcock International Group PLC
15 December 2020

15 December 2020

Babcock appoints new Marine CEO


Babcock, the aerospace and defence company, announces that Will Erith has been appointed as CEO of its Marine sector, effective immediately.

Will was previously Managing Director of the Surface Ships Business Unit within the Sector, and before this held a range of leadership roles at Rolls Royce including international appointments based in the Asia Pacific region.

He succeeds Derek Jones who will return to his role of Corporate Services Director, Marine.

Babcock Chief Executive David Lockwood said:

"Our Marine business offers significant opportunities for growth both in the UK and internationally, underpinned by our close relationship with the Royal Navy. This appointment supports this ambition."


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Babcock International Group PLC                               

Simon McGough                                                          Kate Hill

Director of Investor Relations                                         Group Director of Communications

Tel: +44 (0)7850 978 741                                                Tel: +44 (0)20 7355 5312

FTI Consulting                                                            

Nick Hasell, Alex Le May

Tel: +44 (0)20 3727 1340

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