H&H Group Welcomes Highly Respected Vet to the Board

11th July 2017

H&H Group PLC has today announced the appointment of Colin Lindsay as non-executive director.  With over 26 years practicing at Capontree Vets in Brampton, Colin has established a wealth of knowledge within the rural sector, not only locally but also internationally.  In joining the H&H Group PLC board, Colin will be integral to supporting the development and planning of business strategies for the Group and its individual operating companies.

H&H Group PLC employs over 320 industry professionals and provides services from 18 locations spanning the north of England, from east to west, as well as in southern Scotland.  The appointment of Colin as a new non-executive director highlights its success and its aim to adapt to changing markets and business circumstances.

Colin is a highly respected vet and in addition to his veterinary and consultancy work, he frequently lectures throughout the UK and abroad.  In 2001 he won the prestigious Pet Plan ‘Vet of the Year’ award, and in 2013 he was awarded UK Dairy Vet of the Year.

Commenting on Colin’s appointment, Ian Lancaster, Chairman of H&H Group PLC, said:  “We are very pleased to welcome Colin to the H&H Board.  He is very well respected locally and is known to many of our farming customers.  His knowledge and empathy within the rural sector will be a huge asset to the Board, as well as his wider business experience which will help review strategies and drive the H&H Group forward.”

The H&H Group has a reputation as one of Cumbria’s most renowned and forward-thinking organisations.  From its head office and central trading base at Rosehill, Carlisle, the Group operates as a holding company with its eight successful working businesses encompassing livestock and machinery auctioneers, brokers and valuers, estate agents, auction rooms, commercial printers, chartered surveyors, planning consultants and insurance brokers.