Lily Liu joins Synthomer as CFO
Lily will also join the Board with immediate effect
- By ICN Bureau
| July 08, 2022
Synthomer plc confirms that following the announcement on 26th November 2021, Lily Liu has now started as Chief Financial Officer and will join the Board with immediate effect. She succeeds Steve Bennett, who will step down from the Board on 1st July and leave the business at the end of July following a handover period.
Lily is a highly experienced CFO with an impressive track record of building strong performing finance teams and creating business value through organic and inorganic growth. She has worked in the manufacturing and engineering sectors for over 20 years, and joins from Essentra plc, a FTSE 250 components and solutions business, where she has been CFO. Lily was previously CFO at Xaar plc, a UK listed inkjet technology developer, and Smiths Detection business, a division of Smiths Group plc. Lily was born in Beijing and holds a degree in Economics from the Shanghai University of International Business & Economics. She moved to Sydney, Australia where she completed an MBA and developed her career with an investment bank before joining the BOC group, with whom she had a varied and successful career and moved to work in the UK in 2003.
Lily is currently a Non-Executive Director and member of the Audit Committee of DCC plc, a FTSE 100 listed international sales, marketing and support services business.
The company develops and markets polymers used in a wide range of industries to create and enhance everyday consumer products. It holds leading positions in their chosen markets and have a proven record to generate added value to its customers through in-depth application know-how and strong R&D support.
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