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Thu April 15 2021

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New FD for J Tomlinson

17 Nov 15 Nottingham-based contractor J Tomlinson has appointed Mel Sowter as group finance director.

Mel Sowter (left) and CEO Mark Davis
Mel Sowter (left) and CEO Mark Davis

Mel Sowter is the company’s first ever female director. She has previously worked for Xylem Water Solutions, Westbury Homes and Leicester Royal Infirmary NHS Trust.

At J Tomlinson she is responsible for human resources and information technology support services as well as the books. Her position is a newly created post.

J Tomlinson expects to see its turnover rise to £67m in 2015, up from £54m in 2014.

CEO Mark Davis said: “The team at J Tomlinson is very pleased to announce the appointment of Mel Sowter as our new group finance director, at a time when the company is going through a significant period of growth. She has experience of both the construction sector and the service business, bringing a valuable set of skills to the company.”

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