Appointment of Chief Financial Officer


Volution Group plc (the “Company”, the “Group” or “Volution”, LSE: FAN) a leading supplier of ventilation products to the residential and commercial construction markets, is pleased to announce that Andy O’Brien will join Volution as Chief Financial Officer Designate on 24 July 2019 and will be appointed as Chief Financial Officer and to the Board on 1 August 2019. Ian Dew, current Chief Financial Officer, will step down from the Board and cease to be an Executive Director on 31 July 2019 but will remain employed by Volution for a period of time to ensure a smooth handover to Andy O’Brien.

This is further to the announcement on 10 April 2019 that Ian Dew would retire from Volution and his position as Chief Financial Officer during 2019 and that Andy O’Brien would join Volution as Chief Financial Officer Designate.

The information required under section 430(2B) of the Companies Act 2006 in relation to Ian Dew’s retirement will be made available on Volution’s website when he ceases to be an Executive Director.


For further information: 

Volution Group plc
Ronnie George, Chief Executive Officer
+44 (0) 1293 441501

Tulchan Communications
James Macey White
David Ison
+44 (0) 207 353 4200

Legal Entity Identifier: 213800EPT84EQCDHO768.

Note to Editors:

Volution Group plc (LSE: FAN) is a leading supplier of ventilation products to the residential and commercial construction markets in the UK, the Nordics, Central Europe and Australasia.

The Volution Group operates through two divisions: the Ventilation Group and the OEM (Torin-Sifan) division. The Ventilation Group comprises 16 key brands - Vent-Axia, Manrose, Diffusion, National Ventilation, Airtech, Breathing Buildings, Fresh, PAX, VoltAir, Welair, Kair, Air Connection, inVENTer, Ventilair, Simx and Ventair, focused primarily on the UK, the Nordic, Central European and Australasian ventilation markets. The Ventilation Group principally supplies ventilation products for residential and commercial ventilation applications. The OEM (Torin-Sifan) division supplies motors, fans and blowers to OEMs of heating and ventilation products for both residential and commercial construction applications in Europe. For more information, please go to: