20 October 2017
Millennium Services Group (ASX:MIL) today announces the resignation of Executive Director Stephen Lidbury and the appointment of Sally McCutchan as an Independent Non-Executive Director.
Mr Lidbury co-founded one of Millennium’s businesses in 2003 and has served on the Company’s Board through its private and publicly listed history. Consistent with the Group’s long term succession plan, Mr Lidbury will step down from the Board of Millennium on 25 October 2017 to facilitate Board diversity and generational change. Mr Lidbury will retain his role as Executive Director & Organisational Excellence Leader – Security until the conclusion of his contract in November 2018. Mr Lidbury remains a substantial shareholder in Millennium.
Ms McCutchan will be appointed with effect from 25 October 2017 as an Independent Non-Executive Director to the Millennium Board. Ms McCutchan has extensive experience in finance, funds management and strategy and currently serves as Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of Impact Investing Australia. She has held executive positions in the financial services and management consulting industries in Australia and Singapore, including APAC Regional Lead of Value Labs at Accenture Strategy based in Singapore and Director at Legg Mason Asset Management in Australia.
Ms McCutchan is also a Non-Executive Director of Indigenous Business Australia Asset Management, and two National Australia Bank securitisation companies.
Chairman of Millennium Peter Anderson thanked Mr Lidbury for his service and welcomed Ms McCutchan to the Board.
“On behalf of the Board, I sincerely thank Stephen for his outstanding contribution to the Millennium Board. Stephen was instrumental in establishing Millennium as one of Australasia’s leading integrated services providers and played a key role in its public listing.
“I am delighted to welcome Sally to the Board of Millennium. Sally brings extensive corporate experience and commercial insight, and has a deep understanding of finance, strategy, stakeholder engagement and governance.
“I am confident that Millennium’s Board has a strong mix of operational, commercial, strategy and governance skills which positions the Company well to deliver on its strategic plan.”
Ms McCutchan will serve as a member of the Board’s audit and remuneration and nomination committees.
Appointment of new CEO
Mark Baldwin tendered his resignation as CEO of Millennium Services Group on 26th June 2017 which was accepted by the Board. As our inaugural CEO as a listed firm, Mark will forever occupy a place of honour in the history of our company. We are sincerely thankful for all of his efforts over the past seven years.
The Board is pleased to announce that Millennium COO, Craig Hanley, has been appointed CEO effective immediately. Craig joined Millennium in February 2017 after an extended term as CEO of SECUREcorp. He brings a wealth of industry knowledge and leadership to Millennium, and we are excited to have Craig in place to lead the Group in its next growth phase.
Craig and his management team will continue to strive to service your requirements to the highest possible standard. We look forward to your continued support and to growing the relationship between our respective organisations to an even stronger level.
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Millennium builds national footprint with Airlite acquisition
Acquisition of Airlite Group
Millennium Services Group is pleased to confirm the acquisition of Airlite Group, a leading cleaning and integrated services provider based in Perth, and with an established presence on the east coast servicing a large base of commercial and retail blue-chip clients. Established in 1967, Airlite’s significant experience in the facility management and maintenance services sector will enable Millennium to draw on their expertise to provide these services to a broader client base nationally, and for Millennium to extend its security offer into Western Australia. Commenting on the acquisition, Millennium’s CEO Mark Baldwin said “Airlite has a large and skilled direct labour force, with experience in value-add services, similar to the profile of Millennium’s highly trained personnel and I am delighted that we have retained the Group’s key management team giving us confidence that the integration process will proceed smoothly. In particular I look forward to working closely with Ross Gavranich, Steve Willis, Stuart Davis and the entire Airlite team. Ross has also been appointed to Millennium’s Board as an Executive Director”.
Appointment of Chief Operating Officer
Millennium is also pleased to announce the key appointment of Craig Hanley as Chief Operating Officer (COO) to Millennium Group, commencing 1 February 2017. Craig has earned an enviable reputation within the industry in building security and integrated services capabilities and his appointment supports the Group’s aim to strengthen its security and integrated services capabilities, focused on delivering improved and extended services to our valued clients. “The appointment of Craig Hanley increases Millennium’s management strength at an important time of national expansion and integration of the Airlite Group”, said Mark Baldwin. “As we build our business according to our growth strategy, it is important that we continue to provide high quality, value-add services to our clients, and ensure stability and enhanced opportunities for our employees. We look forward to welcoming the Airlite team and Craig over the coming months as we focus our efforts on successfully integrating Airlite’s operations within our business ”, said Mark Baldwin.
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