Group FD to retire after 13 years

Group Financial Director, Ashok Patel, who joined Avon Group in 2010, is now in the final throes of a phased handover to his successor, Mark Watts who joined the Group earlier in the year. Ashok will be retiring in October to spend more time with his wife and family and pursuing his passion for watching cricket!

Ashok has played an important role in managing the financial challenges of the Group through a period of significant growth which has been underpinned by steady investment and many acquisitions.