Martin Hannah joins BSI Group


24 August 2007

BSI Group, renowned for its Kitemark® and as a world leader in setting management systems and product standards for industry, has appointed Martin Hannah as the BSI Group Finance Director effective from 3rd September.  Mr Hannah will sit on the BSI Board as an Executive Director.

Mr Hannah brings a wealth of international financial and operational experience to BSI from a number of leading companies across a variety of industries.   He has considerable experience in both the manufacturing and service sectors, and has held senior management positions with Powergen, ESAB (welding products and services) and El Paso (gas exploration and delivery).

Mr Hannah’s responsibilities will cover all aspects of Finance including Treasury, Tax and IT Infrastructure for BSI Group.

Stevan Breeze, Chief Executive of BSI Group, said, “I am very pleased to welcome Martin to BSI Group.  His experience in dealing with financial systems globally and with the financial regulatory and compliance requirements across the world will be pivotal as BSI continues to develop its infrastructure worldwide.”

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About BSI Group
BSI Group is a global independent business services organization that inspires confidence and delivers assurance to customers with standards-based solutions. Originating as the world’s first national standards body, the Group has over 2,250 staff operating in over 100 countries through more than 50 global offices. The Group’s key offerings are:

  • The development and sale of private, national and international standards and supporting information
  • Second and third-party management systems assessment and certification
  • Product testing and certification of services and products
  • Performance management software solutions
  • Training services in support of standards implementation and business best practice.