Appointment of Group Chief Financial Officer

Sigma, the private rented sector, residential development and urban regeneration specialist, is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael (“Mike”) McGill to the Board as Group Chief Financial Officer. His appointment takes immediate effect. As well as taking executive responsibility for the overall financial management of the Group and its subsidiaries, Mike will be specifically responsible for financial matters relating to The PRS REIT plc (“REIT”), including leading a dedicated finance team that has been established to support the REIT’s ongoing growth. Malcolm Briselden, Finance Director of Sigma, remains in operational charge of Sigma’s finance team, working closely with Mike although he steps down from the Board today. Malcolm is focusing on Sigma’s activities outside the REIT, including London.

Mike, aged 52 years, has over 20 years of experience in senior financial roles at listed and private companies. He has worked across a range of sectors, including residential property, and has specific expertise in supporting and implementing growth strategies. He was previously Group CFO at Baxters Food Group Limited, the international food processing company, CFO at Lomond Capital, the residential asset management company specialising in the UK private rental sector, and Group Finance Director at Murray International Holdings Limited, the property and metals group.

Mike qualified as a chartered accountant with Coopers & Lybrand in 1991.

Graham Barnet, CEO of Sigma, commented:

“I am very pleased to welcome Mike to the Board as Group Chief Financial Officer. He brings significant additional experience to Sigma that will be invaluable as the Company continues to develop. Mike will have financial oversight of all of our activities, with a particular focus on our delivery for the PRS REIT. Mike has been working with us previously and is therefore well known to the team.”  

For more information on Mike’s previous directorships and partnerships, please view the full article within our Company Announcements section.

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