New Group CEO joins Camgrain

28 September 2017

Camgrain, the leading grain storage and marketing business founded in 1983, has announced the appointment of Simon Willis to the newly created role of Group Chief Executive Officer. Simon was previously Head of Project Delivery at Certas Energy. He has been tasked with leading Camgrain through a full strategic review focused on developing closer links with the supply chain and delivering maximum benefit to Camgrain’s members.

Philip Darke, previously Camgrain’s managing director, will take up the new role of Operations Director, with responsibility for the day to day operations of company’s four sites and the strategic development of the stores and their facilities.

Keith Durrant, previously Camgrain’s deputy managing director, will become Deputy Group Chief Executive Officer and will complete the executive team charged with delivering the strategy set by Camgrain’s board of directors.

John Latham, Camgrain’s chairman, said:

"Simon brings extensive commercial experience to the role as well as expertise in developing and implementing strategic change. The creation of a new operations role for Philip Darke reflects the importance we place on first class management of our sites. The board is confident that this new management structure will take Camgrain successfully into the next phase of its development."

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