New leadership appointments will drive the delivery of John Good Group’s strategic growth plans and mission of using its business as a force for good.
Family-owned business, John Good Group, has announced today that it has appointed Adam Walsh as its new CEO. Adam, who will join the Group on 1st January 2022, is an experienced business leader who has worked in senior roles across several industries, including fuel, energy, renewables, transport, logistics and technology.
“I couldn’t be more excited to welcome Adam to the John Good Group,” said Stewart Oades, John Good Group Chairman. “His wealth of experience, combined with his entrepreneurial attitude and open personality, make Adam the perfect CEO for John Good Group. This, coupled with Adam’s excitement about joining our business, makes him an ideal leader to steer our Group of companies through the next chapter.”
Most recently, Walsh was Director of fuel card and fleet consultancy Driving Down. Before this, he served as Group Managing Director at The Right Fuelcard Company, an independent fuel cards distributor. After graduating from Stirling University, Walsh also held senior roles within respected Yorkshire based family businesses, J R Rix & Sons and Bayford Group.
Commenting on his appointment, Walsh said, “I’m delighted to be joining the John Good Group and look forward to building on the great foundation and growth potential in the business. As well as investing for organic growth, the Group is keen to invest in key growth markets in the Humber and, further afield, as it moves towards its ambitions to be an ESG leader, which includes a priority aim of carbon neutrality.”
Walsh continued, “It’s a very exciting time for the John Good Group, and I look forward to accelerating the positive impact the Group can have both on the environment and socially in the markets and regions that we operate in.”
John Good Group also announced today three new appointments to the board of directors. Walsh will join the board along with new Non-Executive Director, Michelle Taft and Ben Norman as Company Secretary.
“We are delighted to welcome Adam, Michelle and Ben to the John Good Group board,” said Stewart. “The additions complement our existing skills and experiences, and we are confident they will provide valuable perspectives as we continue to execute our strategy, drive growth and use our business as a force for good.”