JSG chair Bill Shannon will retire in May

The Johnsons Service Group (JSG) has announced the retirement of chairman William (Bill) Shannon in May and the appointment of non-executive director/chairman John (Jock) Fyfe Lennox. The announcement came as Mr Shannon informed the JSG Board of directors of his intention to step down from the board after the company’s general meeting in May.

Peter Egan – JSG’s CEO – commented by expressing his gratitude for Shannon’s his counsel and unwavering support during his time with JSG, which has supported the team in developing our strategy and growth plans. Apart from that he welcomed Mr Lennox (64) to the JSG Board as an Independent non-executive director. This appointment became effective January 5th and he will take the role of chairman after the 2021 Annual General Meeting  in May.

Lennox is expected to be a valuable addition to the JSG Board. He is a Chartered Accountant and has worked in a number of industrial and consumer sectors, including support services, both as an executive at Ernst & Young LLP (“EY”) and as a non-executive director. The Group also announced that it intends to release a pre-close trading update which started on 11th January.