FD appointments hot up on markets

No less than three financial directorships have been filled at listed companies this week as Pilkington, EasyJet and BioProgress all announced their finance chief appointments.

Thirty-four-year-old Dan Farrow will step into the finance hot seat at pharmaceutical delivery mechanism provider BioProgress. Farrow was previously working as a consultant for hedge funds and other institutions.

Mark Lyons, meanwhile, became the new managing director of building products at glassmaker Pilkington after a long run in the company’s finance department. Lyons has worked as a financial controller, chief financial officer and European accountant in Brussels for the company.

Lastly, Jeff Carr has been named as the new FD of cut-price airline EasyJet.

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