Infinis appoints Tony Cocker as Chairman and Scott Longhurst as Non-executive Director

Infinis, the largest renewable landfill gas to energy business in the UK, is pleased to announce the appointments of Tony Cocker as Chairman of the board and Scott Longhurst as Non-executive Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee.

Tony brings over 20 years of experience from the energy sector, recently retiring from E.ON UK as CEO, a role which he had held since September 2011. Prior to that, Tony held a number of management positions within E.ON, including CEO and Chairman of the management board of E.ON Energy Trading SE (in Düsseldorf) and Managing Director of the Energy Wholesale and Energy Trading divisions of E.ON UK. Prior to joining E.ON, Tony was Strategic Planning Manager of Bass plc.

Scott brings over 25 years of financial and commercial experience, most recently as Group Finance Director at Anglian Water Group (AWG) and Managing Director of AWG’s non-regulated business. Prior to joining AWG, Scott spent most of his career with Shell and from 2000 with TXU Corporation as CFO for the Oncor Group. He is currently Non-executive Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of Candover Investments plc.

Infinis Managing Director, Shane Pickering, commented “We are delighted that Tony and Scott have agreed to join the Infinis board. Tony has an excellent reputation in the energy sector and his strategic input, guidance and connections will be invaluable as we continue to grow our business. Scott has extensive experience in large utility financial and commercial senior board positions and together Tony and Scott will enhance the effectiveness of the board and its committees.”

Tony Cocker commented “I am really excited about joining Infinis as Chairman. The company has a very strong position and brand in the LFG to energy sector. I look forward to working with Shane and the team to continue developing the Infinis growth strategy.”

Scott Longhurst commented “I am delighted to have joined Infinis and to be working with the management team and shareholder, 3i Infrastructure, at this next stage of the group’s evolution.”


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For more information, please contact:

Shane Pickering - Managing Director
01604 662400

Michael Holton - Chief Financial Officer
01604 662400