Rexam names new Director Group Treasury

Rexam, the global consumer packaging company, has appointed Jon Drown to take over as Director Group Treasury from Chris Bowmer, who is due to retire at the end of the year, it was announced on 19 Jun…

Rexam, the global consumer packaging company, has appointed Jon Drown to take over as Director Group Treasury from Chris Bowmer, who is due to retire at the end of the year, it was announced on 19 June 2006. Mr.Drown, who is 40, takes up his role at the beginning of August. He joins Rexam from BPB, the world leader in plasterboard and gypsum plasters, where he was Head of Corporate Finance and Treasury and responsible for relationships with banks, bondholders/ analysts, rating agencies and other debt stakeholders. His previous positions include Group Treasurer of Inntrepreneur, a joint venture company created by Diageo and Fosters Brewing Group, and Taxation and Treasury Manager at Grand Metropolitan Estates. Commenting on the appointment, David Robbie, Rexam“s Finance Director, said: “His experience with corporate finance and funding and financial/risk analysis on global M&A projects, as well as his experience with Insurance and Investor Relations, will make him a valuable addition to the Rexam financial management team”.