Mortice announces new CEO and CFO

Mortice announced Thursday the appointment of Basil Arun Keelor as Group Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Vishnu Sultania as Group Chief Financial Officer (CFO).

Mortice announced Thursday the appointment of Basil Arun Keelor as Group Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Vishnu Sultania as Group Chief Financial Officer (CFO).

The AIM-listed security and facilities management company said the new CEO and CFO would start immediately.

Keelor is an ex-marine engineer with more than 30 years of experience in the field. He has also worked in real estate, property management and facilities management for various organisations including Denholm Shipping Company, ITC Welcomgroup Hotels, Thyssen Krupp Industries, Svedala Industri AB, CB Richard Ellis, Jones Lang LaSalle and Bharti Airtel Limited.

Basil was most recently Senior Vice President and Group Head of administration of Essar Group in Mumba.

Manjit Rajain, Chairman of Mortice, said: "We welcome Basil Keelor and look forward to his contribution from the years of professional experience gained by him in various positions that he has held in the past."

Vishnu is a chartered accountant and a company secretary with 19 years of experience working for Telstra Corporation Limited, Verint Systems Inc., BCL Secure Premises Pvt. Ltd. Most recently, Vishnu was Director of Finance-South Asia for OCS Group, operating out of Gurgaon.

"We welcome Vishnu Sultania and his comprehensive experience in and expertise will be invaluable in assisting the growth of Mortice Group, particularly in evaluating and undertaking acquisition, investment and strategic opportunities," Rajain said.

RD

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