We are delighted to announce Colin Adams has joined Hydrogen as CFO. Colin qualified with KPMG as a Chartered Accountant and has more than 20 years' experience as CFO of listed companies, most notably as Group Finance Director of Bloomsbury Publishing plc from 1994 to 2011 and more recently as Group Finance Director of Huntsworth plc and Chief Operating and Chief Financial Officer of Quercus Publishing plc. He is also a Non-Executive Director of Autharium Ltd, a publishing technology business.
Ian Temple, CEO of Hydrogen said “when recruiting for this senior leader, I was looking for somebody who would be a good fit for the organisation; someone who shared our ethos and values. Colin has demonstrated an extremely high degree of accountability during his career and was a key member of the management team of Bloomsbury Publishing as it went through tremendous growth over a 17 year period. It is testament to the reputation of our business that we were able to select such a high calibre proven individual from a very strong field.”
Stephen Puckett, Chairman of Hydrogen, said "I am delighted to welcome Colin to the Hydrogen Group. He brings wide commercial experience, as well as strong technical skills in finance, an excellent understanding of communications and City relationships and a record of managing change, enabling businesses to develop their potential."
Colin Adams will formally join the Board of Hydrogen Group plc immediately following the AGM on 21 May 2015.