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17 June 2019

PLACEMENT NEWS – Chairman at S:Craft

Directorbank places Chairman at Beechbrook Capital-backed S:Craft

As part of their investment process, Beechbrook Capital introduced Directorbank to the Management Team of S:Craft, the leading shutter brand in the UK. The business is headquartered in Winchester and distributes its product range through a network of c.400 retailers and 22 franchise partners. S:Craft’s products are renowned for innovative design and exceptional levels of quality and, with ten years of continuous revenue growth behind them, they have become the largest player in the market.

With support and financial backing from Beechbrook Capital, S:Craft is strategically poised to increase market share by building and developing its retail partner base and franchise community as well as tapping into new growth markets. The business also plans to invest in further product innovation and development.

With a strong and highly experienced executive team in place, Directorbank’s George Heppenstall was approached to source a Non-Executive Chairman to guide and support the team through the next stage of development.

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“Despite recruiting many people into different roles, hiring a Chairman was a first. Appointing Directorbank gave me a great deal of confidence that I was working with a company who had a significant amount of experience and the network and reach to provide a good list of strong candidates. The process was smooth, communication was good and, most importantly, the result was very satisfactory. Marcus is already proving to be a great addition to our team.”

Mark Stradling