Oliver Laird

Oliver Laird

Chief Financial Officer

Appointed: November 2021

Tenure: 5 months

Membership: PLC, LMGL, ExCo

Skills and Experience:
• Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants
• Substantial plc experience

Oliver is a seasoned chief financial officer, with strong experience across a range of public and private businesses.

Prior to his appointment with Lookers, he held the role of CFO at CPP Group plc, a listed multinational financial services business. Previously, he was finance director of the firstdirect division of HSBC, Cooperative Insurance and UK General Insurance Limited.

Oliver has gained an extensive level of knowledge about the Group in a very short space of time and is already making a significant contribution to how the Group, including its financial management, evolves, which is key to the long-term sustainability of the Group.

External Appointments:
• Non-executive director of Leeds University Union
• Non-executive director of Beverley Building Society

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