Simonds Farsons Cisk plc has announced a number of changes in senior officers’ posts within the Group.
Anthony Tabone, after 35 years of dedicated service, will be retiring from his position as Company Secretary of Simonds Farsons Cisk plc and Managing Director of Wands Limited and Anthony Caruana & Sons Ltd on 31st December 2005, having reached pensionable age on June 4th 2005.
Tabone will be retained as consultant to the Wands Group as from 1 January, 2006.
The new company secretary is Arthur Muscat, who has been appointed Company Secretary Designate and will assume his responsibility on 1 January 2006.
Muscat currently holds the post of Group Human Resources Manager and will continue to retain overall responsibility for the Group Human Resources function.
Pierre Stafrace, has been appointed General Manager Designate – Wands Limited with effect from 1 July 2005 and will assume this responsibility as from 1 January 2006.
Stafrace has held the position of Marketing Manager for Farsons Products for over 7 years.
Ivan Filletti, who has been a Brand Executive for Cisk for four years, has been appointed Marketing Manager for Farsons products instead of Stafrace as from 1 July 2005.
Gabriel Wirth has relinquished his position as General Manager of Wands Limited, as his term of service expired at the end of June 2005.
Charles Xuereb has been appointed Deputy Group Financial Controller as from October 2005. Charles Xuereb is currently the Financial Controller of Quintano Foods Ltd a fully owned subsidiary of Simonds Farsons. Cisk plc.
Commenting on these appointments, Louis A. Farrugia, Group Chief Executive said he wanted to recognise the contribution, which Anthony Tabone gave over such a long span of service within the Group. “I am pleased that the Group would still be able to benefit from Mr Tabone’s wide experience in the business,” Farrugia said.
He also thanked Gabriel Wirth for his services and dedication.
“The four new appointees are no new comers to the Group and I am sure that through their new responsibilities they will further strengthen the Group’s Management Team to help it face the challenges and exploit the opportunities which a fully liberalized market offers” concluded Farrugia.