Benchmark, the aquaculture health, nutrition and genetics business, announces that Mark Plampin will step down from his current role of Chief Financial Officer. Mark will continue in his role until a successor is appointed to ensure an orderly transition process.
After nine years in the role of Chief Financial Officer, during which time Mark has been an integral part of the team which led the Group through its Admission to AIM and the acquisitive and organic growth that followed, he has notified the Board of his decision to step down to pursue other opportunities.
The Company has commenced an external search for a successor and a further announcement will be made in due course.
Benchmark’s Chairman, Peter George, commented:
“On behalf of the Board, I would like to take this opportunity to thank Mark for his considerable contribution during his time with the Group and wish him every success in the future. We have begun the search for his successor and look forward to updating on progress and ensuring a smooth handover of duties in due course.”
Mark Plampin, Chief Financial Officer, commented:
“It has been a privilege to have served as Chief Financial Officer at Benchmark for almost a decade. I am proud of the significant milestones achieved during my time at Benchmark. We now have a focused pipeline of products and the infrastructure in place to support the Group’s sustainable growth. I have enjoyed being part of a strong team at Benchmark and I look forward to working with my successor to ensure a smooth handover.”