SOUTH STAFFORDSHIRE PLC NEWS ARTICLE
01/04/14 - Appointment of Managing Director for South Staffs Water and for Echo
The Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Phil Newland as the new Managing Director of South Staffs Water. Phil has been MD of Echo Managed Services since 2006 and has been responsible for the successful growth of that business into a leading provider of customer service and related technology to the water industry and government agencies. He replaces Keith Marshall who becomes Deputy MD until he retires following over 40 years' service with the Company.
We are also pleased to announce that Nigel Baker has become MD of Echo. He has been Operations Director of Echo for the last eight years and is the natural choice to succeed Phil.
Adrian Page, Group Chief Executive, said "I am delighted with these two appointments as we look to continue the success of the Group and I would like to thank Keith for his significant contribution to the business".