Helios Towers appoints Manjit Dhillon as Chief Financial Officer

The Board of Helios Towers plc announced the appointment of Manjit Dhillon as Chief Financial Officer and to the Board of the Company with effect from 1 January 2021.

Mr Dhillon joined Helios Towers in 2016, and in his role as Head of Investor Relations and Corporate Finance, has overseen transactions including the recent $1bn debt refinancing and the acquisition of over 1,200 towers to enter the new market of Senegal. He also played a key role throughout the successful IPO of Helios Towers on the London Stock Exchange in 2019. He was appointed interim CFO in July 2020 as Tom Greenwood, the then CFO of the Company, took up the position of Chief Operating Officer. Mr Dhillon will continue to have responsibility for corporate finance and investor relations, with specific duties undertaken by colleagues in the finance team. Prior to Helios Towers, Mr Dhillon qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Deloitte and has held a number of positions in the financial services sector, including with Goldman Sachs and Lyceum Capital.

“I am delighted to be able to announce Manjit’s appointment following a thorough recruitment process. Since 2016, Manjit has proven himself to be a highly capable individual and his appointment, from a large field of candidates, is well deserved. I look forward to welcoming him to the Board.” 

Sir Sam Jonah, Chairman

Mr Dhillon’s appointment as CFO concludes a thorough and extensive search process led by Chairman of the Board and Chairman of the Nomination Committee, Sir Sam Jonah, considering a diverse range of internal and external candidates. 

“I am delighted that Manjit has been appointed as CFO. We have always taken great pride in recruiting the best talent and then providing them with career pathways to the very top positions within the organisation. His short time as interim CFO has been one of intense development for the business and I look forward to working with him as we take the company forward.” 

Kash Pandya, Chief Executive Officer 

The Company confirms that the composition and independence of the Board remains in-line with the UK Corporate Governance Code following this announcement.

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