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Gaurav Batra Appointed Director of Bibby Line Group

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Gaurav Batra Appointed Director of Bibby Line Group
15 July 2013

Liverpool headquartered Bibby Line Group has appointed Gaurav Batra as a Director on the company's Main Board.

Mr Batra joined the Group as Strategy Directorin February this year. He was previously Corporate Development and Strategy Director at Virgin Management, advising a number of leading businesses within the Virgin Group, and has held a variety of senior roles at Misys plc, European Digital Capital and Rothschild. 

Bibby LineGroup - which has a wide portfolio of interests spanning retail, shipping, marine services, logistics and financial services - recently reported a growth in revenues of 8.7% to £1,408m (2011: £1,295m) for the year to 31st December 2012.

Simon Sherrard, Bibby Line Group Chairman, welcomed the appointment, saying: "We are delighted with the contribution Gaurav has made since joining us earlier in the year. His experience of a wide number of businesses will be of great strategic benefit to the diverse portfolio of activities within the Group both today and in the future."

Gaurav Batra said: "Over its 200 year history, the Bibby Line Group has demonstrated an impressive track record of building successful and responsible businesses for the long term. This is an exciting time with tremendous growth opportunities in many of the markets in which we operate.  Being appointed to the Board is an honour and a responsibility and I look forward to contributing to the Group's continued success."

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