Staffline Group announces board appointment
Barker, aged 41, has over 11 years of experience in the retail sector working across a number of senior financial and operational functions including Group Reporting, Financial Planning & Analysis, Tax, Pensions, Group Financial Controller and Retail & Logistics Finance.
Prior to working in industry, he achieved professional ACA qualification with PwC in 1998, and was made an FCA in 2013.
Following his appointment to the board, Barker will succeed Nick Keegan as chairman of the Audit and Risk Management committees as well as be a member of the Remuneration and Nomination committees.
Andy Hogarth, chief executive of Staffline, commented, "We are delighted that Ed has agreed to join the board. He brings a wealth of experience from the retail sector which remains a core area of growth and focus for our recruitment divisions. Ed's experience in major listed Companies will also be of great value as we continue to grow the business in line with our stated strategic ambitions. We look forward to welcoming him in November."