Birmingham UK Appoints CFO

Birmingham Airport, UK, has welcomed the arrival of Simon Richards, who has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer.
Mr Richards joins Birmingham from London Stansted, part of the BAA group, where he held the post of Finance Director since 2009.
Commenting on his arrival, Paul Kehoe, CEO of Birmingham Airport, said: “I welcome Simon’s appointment and am keen to work alongside him as he takes the lead on our financial management performance.  I am confident that he will be a great asset to our team as we strive to deliver profitable and sustainable growth at the airport for all our stakeholders.”
Mr Richards, previously held senior positions in EON, including Finance Director of the retail division; Powergen, and of the distribution division, East Midlands Electricity.
He will head up Birmingham’s Corporate Resources Division, which includes the Finance, IS, Property and Purchasing Departments, as well as being a key member of the Executive Team.