Anoop Kang is to become the new chief financial officer (CFO) at Eddie Stobart Logistics (ESL) from 1 April, the operator announced today (15 February).

He will replace Damien Harte who is to retire on 31 March due to family health reasons.

Kang is currently CFO at Cambian Group, a provider of behavioural health services for children.

He has also held a series of senior financial roles at Balfour Beatty and Kier Group.

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Alex Laffey, CEO of ESL, said: “Since he joined Eddie Stobart in November 2016, Damien has successfully led the finance and M&A teams through the IPO process in April 2017, the associated refinancing and subsequent acquisitions for which we thank him.

“The board and executive colleagues offer Damien and his family very best wishes for the future. I would like to welcome Anoop to the company. He brings significant relevant financial and commercial experience to the role and I look forward to working with him."