Kevin Stephens has been named to the executive position of Finance Director at Almac Group. He will take responsibility for all financial aspects of Almac Group activities globally, leading the financial management teams for all global operations, supporting the planned growth of the business and co-ordinating financial control and reporting throughout the Group.
Mr. Stephens qualified as a chartered accountant with Ernst & Young and then worked for 14 years with Kemira NI as financial controller. He joined Almac in 2001 and was appointed to the position of Almac UK Group Financial Controller in January 2007. In July 2009 he was promoted to the role of vice president, Finance, Almac Group, and in October 2010, he was appointed to the Almac executive team as executive vice president Finance, Almac Group.
Alan Armstrong, chief executive officer of the Almac Group, commented, “We are delighted to appoint Kevin to this important financial position on our board. Not only does he possess strong financial qualifications and training, he also has very specific knowledge and experience of the workings of the Almac Group having held a string of financial positions within the organization. Indeed, we anticipate that Kevin will play a key strategic role in the continued growth and successful financial management of our Group of companies.”