New board member at Thresher Group

04 October, 2007

The Thresher Group has appointed Patrick Copeland non-executive chairman.

Copeland has been chief executive for hotel chains Granada Forte and InterContinental and was executive director at International Distillers & Vintners among other executive roles.

Thresher chief executive Yvonne Rankin said: "Patrick has a wealth of complementary experience and expertise in our industry and in managing issues that I am sure will be invaluable in achieving our strategic goals”.

Copeland added: “With the recent change in ownership, this is an exciting time to be joining the Board of Thresher Group and I look forward to working with Yvonne Rankin and her team to provide the best possible service and experience for our customers, and in helping the Group to achieve its objectives”.


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