MAG (Manchester Airports Group) has appointed Cath Schefer and Jon Wragg to its board as non-executive directors. The appointments were made and took effect on 29th September.
Cath Schefer is a civil engineer by training and has 27 years’ experience in the design, construction and management of large infrastructure projects. She is currently a senior executive with MWH Global. She is director of the MHW UK operation, which has within its consultancy portfolio water, energy, infrastructure and industry.
Jon Wragg has over thirty years’ experience in the retail sector including with Littlewoods and Asda and is currently responsible for the global e-commerce, wholesale and digital marketing functions of the FTSE 250-listed SuperGroup plc.
Together, Cath and Jon will provide invaluable expertise to MAG as it pursues two parallel goals – embarking on key infrastructure projects such as the £1bn Manchester Airport Transformation Programme (MANTP) whilst also developing its online and e-commerce offering as part of the newly established MAG Online business unit, led by Andrew Harrison, MAG’s Chief Strategy Officer.
Commenting on the new appointments, Sir Adrian Montague, Chairman said “I am delighted to welcome Cath and Jon to the Board as Non-Executive Directors. They have a wealth of relevant experience in areas that are key to the continued growth and success of the Manchester Airports Group and I am sure they will both make a significant contribution to the development of the Group’s strategy looking forward.”