Taylor Maritime Investments Limited (TMI) has announced that Henry Strutt has been appointed non-executive chair of the company from 1 June 2023.
Strutt brings financial services experience from his time spent in senior positions at several financial institutions, including the Robert Fleming group of companies, Smith & Williamson, and Harrods Bank. He currently serves as chair of the Edinburgh Worldwide Investment Trust plc.
On appointment, Strutt will be join the nomination and remuneration committee and the ESG & engagement committee, and the interim chair, Frank Dunne, will return to the risk and audit committee.
Edward Buttery, chief executive of TMI, said: “I am delighted to welcome Henry at such a formative time for TMI. His extensive management experience in both financial services and the investment trust space will position us ideally as we look to generate compelling synergies from our recent acquisition of Grindrod and face the market as a force to be reckoned with in geared dry bulk.”