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Simon Boddie, Chief Financial Officer

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Simon has over 30 years' experience of working in finance with extensive knowledge of international operations, emerging markets and digital.

Previously he was Group Finance Director for 10 years at Electrocomponents plc, a FTSE250 industrial distribution business, where he focused on international growth, e-commerce channel expansion, cost reduction, cash maximisation, financing and investor relations.

Prior to Electrocomponents, Simon worked for Diageo, the leading international drinks business, for 13 years where he held a variety of senior finance positions. Simon's career started at Price Waterhouse, where he qualified as a Chartered Accountant, before spending six years in the Corporate Finance Team of Hill Samuel Bank.

Simon is currently a Non-Executive Director of PageGroup plc, a specialist recruitment company, where he is also Chairman of the Audit Committee.   

He has an MA in Economics from the University of Cambridge. 

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