A leadership change has been announced at EVO.
Group CEO Steve Haworth is to leave the company on 7 December, EVO has confirmed. Group Finance Director Andrew Gale has been promoted to CEO, with EVO Head of Finance Jon Maxted stepping up to the Finance Director role.
Haworth has been CEO at EVO since April 2016 and has been involved with the company in its various iterations as an employee, customer or supplier since he first joined ISA as a sales rep in 1992. He has played an active role in the business products industry over the years, regularly speaking at industry events and is a board member of UK trade association BOSS.
“The EVO Board would like to extend their thanks to Steve for his dedication, commitment and service to EVO across his various roles, in particular as Chief Executive over the past six years,” the company said in a statement. “Steve has led the business through some extremely challenging and unprecedented times, including Brexit, COVID and now the cost of living/inflationary challenges of 2022, and we are all grateful for his efforts.
“The business has risen to each challenge and is now well positioned to capitalise on the opportunities that exist, building on the strength and reputation of the group and its respective channels.”