Dr. Gary Millar Appointment CEO of Byotrol plc
26th Mar 2010
The Board of Byotrol plc, the leading anti-microbial hygiene company, is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Gary Millar as the Company's new Chief Executive Officer. Dr. Millar will join the Company on 1 April 2010.
Dr. Millar, aged 48, has a PhD in Biochemistry from Glasgow University. He started his career with ICI plc, where he held several senior managerial positions.
In 1998 Dr. Millar joined the Foseco division of Burmah Castrol plc as Supply Chain Director and was subsequently appointed Operations Director of Foseco Jersey Ltd, a private equity backed MBO, which floated on the London Stock Exchange in 2005. Between 2005 - 2007, Dr Millar was Managing Director of Foseco Steel UK Ltd. In 2007 Dr Millar was appointed Group Services Director of Foseco plc, and was a member of Foseco plc’s Executive Committee, where he played a key role in Foseco’s merger with Cookson plc.
In 2008 Dr. Millar founded A K Business Management Limited, a management consultancy providing strategic marketing and operational business solutions to UK SMEs.
Dr. Millar is a full member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing and is a member of the Institute of Directors.
David McRobbie, Byotrol’s current CEO, will remain on the Company board with responsibility for the important US operations, and will re-locate to the USA later this year as CEO of Byotrol Inc.
Commenting on the appointments, Ralph Kugler, Chairman, said:
“The Board of Directors is delighted to welcome Gary Millar as its new Chief Executive Officer. Gary has had an outstanding career, and combines strong senior management achievement with experience of the Life Sciences sector. Gary has led both small and large businesses, and has an impressive track record of delivering results."
“The Board is also pleased that David McRobbie has agreed to relocate to the US to lead Byotrol Inc. Success in the US is a key part of our strategy, and the Board is clear that this can only be achieved with experienced senior leadership. Mr McRobbie will continue to be a member of the Byotrol plc board.”