Poole, 22 November 2020: Merlin Entertainments today announces that Alistair Windybank has been appointed Chief Financial Officer with immediate effect, following four months as Acting CFO.
Alistair joined Merlin in 2008 and has held various senior finance roles, including Head of Corporate Finance, Group Investor Relations Director, Senior Finance Director, overseeing all capital expenditure projects, and most recently, Deputy CFO.
He was appointed acting CFO in July 2020, including responsibility for Merlin Group IT and Procurement. Prior to Merlin, Alistair qualified as a Chartered Accountant at Deloitte, where he specialised in Audit & Assurance.
“Alistair has made a major contribution to the Company over the last 12 years and we are delighted to announce his appointment as CFO. He has worked tirelessly and skillfully across multiple areas of responsibility and brings a wealth of experience to the role. I very much look forward to continuing to work with him in the years to come.”Nick Varney, Chief Executive of Merlin Entertainments
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