It has been confirmed that Jonathan Flint CBE has been appointed Chairman Designate of Marshall of Cambridge (Holdings) Ltd and will succeed Alex Dorrian CBE as Chairman on 30th June 2022.
Jonathan Flint CBE FREng FInstP joined Marshall as a non-executive director in 2019, having previously held senior executive and non-executive roles with Marconi, BAE Systems, Cobham and Oxford Instruments. He is also chairman of the scientific instrumentation company Refeyn and a non-executive director at Oxford University Innovation. Jonathan is a past President of the Institute of Physics and also chairs the QuantIC strategic advisory board for the UK National Quantum Imaging Programme and sits on the advisory board for the proposed gravity wave instrument, AION.
Alex Dorrian commented: “Jonathan is widely respected in industry and across government and we are delighted that he has agreed to become our next chairman. He knows and understands our business well and I look forward to helping Jonathan prepare for the role before I stand down, as planned, at the end of June.”
Jonathan Flint said: “It is an honour to be appointed Chairman Designate of Marshall, a remarkable company which I have known for many years and for which I have great admiration. As a well-respected and independent British business, Marshall has the standing and opportunity to become a significant player across a number of different sectors. I look forward to working with the Board and our Executive team to realise the huge potential of the business.”
Welcoming the announcement, Kathy Jenkins, Group Chief Executive said: “Marshall is a unique and special company with ambitious plans for the future and I look forward to working with Jonathan and the Board as we deliver on our strategy which encompasses both our enterprise businesses and our growing property interests.”