This newly created role will be based at the company HQ in Leeds and reports directly into Eville & Jones’ CEO, Charles Hartwell.

Ben will be responsible for heading up all aspects of financial reporting and strategy and brings with him more than a decade of financial experience, joining from The Brook Group where he was group finance director.

Charles said, “We’re pleased to have Ben join Eville & Jones to help align and take ownership of our financial structures. He brings with him a wealth of experience which will be invaluable in driving our business forward as we continue to lead in veterinary public health.”

Ben commented: “I am delighted to be joining Eville & Jones at an exciting phase of their journey. Whilst it’s a new sector for me, I’m keen to learn and develop in the role and hope to bring new skills and best practices to the table.”