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24th August 2021

We appoint Rebecca Cook as our new finance director

We are delighted to announce the appointment of our new finance director as we experience a period of substantial growth.

Rebecca Cook has been promoted to director after serving as a finance controller with us for over two years. Rebecca has a total of 27 years’ experience in finance and accounts, having previously held finance roles within well know organisations, including Bevan & Buckland and South Wales Police.

Rebecca’s career has also included teaching AAT and ACCA accountancy qualifications, as well as A Level business and Finance/Business to degree level, at several educational institutions in the South Wales region: Neath College, Coleg Sir Gar and Swansea Metropolitan University.

Her own academic achievements include BTEC National and BTEC Higher Diplomas in Business and Finance, AAT Qualification, CIMA (Chartered Institute of Management Accountant – ACMA, CGMA) and also a teaching PGCE/PCE.

The new role will see Rebecca taking overall responsibility and accountability for finance, procurement and commercial activities.

Rebecca Cook, our newly appointed finance director, said:

“My career goal was to become a finance director, and it’s very exciting to take on the role at a time of growth and positive change with Premier Forecourts and Construction. The company is now at the forefront of launching electric vehicle charging points for clients like MFG, BP and Shell, and we very much see this as the future of the business.

“I feel very honoured to be recognised by the board of directors and given this opportunity. Premier is a very hard-working company which upholds its values, especially that of putting people first.  I’m thankful for all the support I’ve had from the board, my fellow managers and the office staff. I plan on learning more about the different processes that happen on site and start working on preparing commercial and financial strategies that align to the overall aim of the company.”

Steve Evans, our managing director, said:

“We are delighted to be able to promote Rebecca to the role of finance director during this exciting period for the business. Rebecca’s hard work and dedication over the two years she has been with us, coupled with her impressive working background and vast experience in finance, means she has become a highly-valued member of the team. Her passion for accounts and confidence in making decisions has meant she was the ideal choice to lead the financial functions of the company.”

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