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Paragon Group appoints new finance director

Paragon Group has announces the appointment of Kevin Riddle as the new group finance director.

Kevin Riddle joined the Group on 4 July and brings a wealth of knowledge with 25 years industry experience under his belt. Having been employed in various financial and general management roles, Kevin has spent a large part of his career working at Spicers, Hays Logistics and Kuehne + Nagel. Most recently, he has spent the last 10 years as finance director working in market sectors including contract logistics, supply chain, transport and international freight forwarding. In his new role, he will have responsibility of all Group Finance functions and activities.

Commenting on his new role, Kevin said: “I am delighted to join Paragon Group, a market leader with a strong reputation as a dynamic and progressive business. I aim to build on the success of the group and work with the rest of the Paragon team to further develop and expand the business over the coming months and years.”

Stephen Hucklesby, group managing director of Paragon commented: “The position of Finance Director is a vital one to the future success of Paragon Group and our continued focus on the best possible service for our customers. I am confident that Kevin’s invaluable experience and remarkable previous success will stand us in good stead as we drive plans for company development and focus on further growth.”

He continued: “Kevin arrives at Paragon at a time when business is strong at all of our sites, and we are confident for the future. His appointment completes the make-up of the restructured Paragon Board and will strengthen our expert leadership team to move the company on to the next level of success and ensure we maintain the standards of excellence that our customers expect.”

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