G4S plc UK DK : G4S plc UK DK : Directorate change
G4S ANNOUNCES APPOINTMENT OF HIMANSHU RAJA
AS CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
G4S, theleadingglobalsecurity andoutsourcing group, today
announcesthatHimanshu Raja,currentCFO ofMisysplc, will bejoining
theboardof G4S plcas an executive director in the roleof
ChiefFinancialOfficer on7 October2013.He will also serve as a member of
the Risk Committee.
At Misys, Mr Raja was responsible for finance, legal and commercial,
facilities and procurement. Prior to joining Misys, he held a number of
senior roles at BT Group plc before becoming CFO at Logica plc in 2011.
Commenting on the announcement,Ashley Almanza, G4S Group Chief
"We are delighted to announce the appointment of Himanshu Raja as Group CFO.
Himanshu is a proven CFO who brings a wealth of financial and commercial
experience, gained from working in global organisations for over 25 years.
The realisation of the company's potential will require strategic focus and
improved execution and we willbenefit from Himanshu's considerable experience
of successfully leading global finance organisations and driving improvements
in financial performance and control. Himanshu is a great addition to the
I would like to thank Stuart Curl,G4S UK and Ireland CFO,for his
contribution as Interim Group CFO since 1 June."
Himanshu Raja added:
"I am delighted to be to be joining G4S, a company with excellent market
positions and a strong array of growth opportunities. I look forward to
working with Ashley and the senior management team".
Helen Parris +44 (0) 1293 554400
Director of Investor Relations, G4S plc
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Director of Media Relations, G4S plc
Faeth Birch +44 (0) 20 7251 3801
About Himanshu Raja:
Himanshu is an accomplished CFO, with extensive experience of leading
financial discipline in large and complex global organisations.
He has extensive experience and a strong track record of streamlining
financial reporting systems and processes to improve controls and visibility
of business performance, organisational restructuring, delivering large scale
mergers and acquisitions and building strong relationships with the investor
Prior to his current role as CFO at Misys, Himanshu held senior executive
positions at Logica and BT Group where he worked for more than 10 years in a
number of divisional finance director roles including Chief Financial Officer
of BT Global Services, BT Design, BT Operate and BT Wholesale. His early
career included finance and systems roles at Worldcom International, UUNET and
Himanshu qualified as a chartered accountant with Arthur Andersen and holds a
2:1 Honours Degree in Law.
No further information is required to be disclosed under paragraph 9.6.13R of
the Listing Rules.
G4S is the world's leading security and outsourcing group, specialising in
outsourcing of business processes in sectors where security and safety risks
are considered a strategic threat.
G4S is the largest employer quoted on the London Stock Exchange and has a
secondary stock exchange listing in Copenhagen. G4S has operations in more
than 120 countries and over 620,000 employees.
For more information on G4S, visit www.g4s.com.
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