Global ship repair, conversion and marine specialist A&P Group has announced the appointment of a new financial director at its Falmouth yard.
Mike Spicer joins A&P Falmouth from Bovis Homes Group Plc, where he held the position of Financial Director for the Thames Valley Region. He has also previously worked for Serco Group Plc as Commerce Manager and more recently as Senior Finance and Commerce Manager. Mike is a qualified chartered accountant and holds a BsC in management from the University of Warwick.
Tasked with providing financial leadership to A&P Group’s Falmouth business, Mike will focus on optimising the company’s financial performance and strategic position. In particular, Mike will support the creation of A&P Group’s new defence division, which is headquartered in Falmouth.
Steve Jones, A&P Falmouth’s newly appointed Managing Director of Operations and Site Director said: “Mike joins us at a pivotal time for A&P as we look to modernise and transform the business and his arrival follows a series of other senior-level appointments in recent months.
“Mike’s expertise and insights will be instrumental in helping us to achieve profitable growth and continuing to build our core business in support of the global shipping and maritime, oil and gas industries, and to further diversify into the emerging civil nuclear and renewable energy market sectors. We look forward to welcoming him to the team.”
A&P Group operates seven dry docks across four strategic locations in the UK and has a sister business in Australia that provides ship repair services and support to the Royal Australian Navy. All facilities combine a rich heritage of marine engineering skills and experience, providing ship owners and energy companies with all the precision skills needed to complete the most demanding projects.