Industry & Services >> CEO Interviews >> October 16, 2000

Mark Abrahams – Fenner Plc (fenr.l)

MARK SIMON ABRAHAMS is the Chief Executive of Fenner Plc. He graduated from Trinity College, Cambridge with a First Class Honours degree in Mathematics. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant with KPMG, after which he joined the multinational group Norcros Plc, as part of their Head office finance team. His next move was into management consultancy with Coopers & Lybrand, where he managed their Midlands consultancy. He then joined Edinburgh Crystal as Finance Director and then in 1994 becoming Chief Executive. In 1998 he was appointed to the Board of Darby Group Plc as a Non-Executive Director and in 1999 as Chairman. In addition, Mr Abrahams sits on the Central Finance Committee of the BRMA of which he is a Director and the Economic Affairs Committee of the CBI. Outside Fenner, his interests include travel, opera and fine wines. Profile
TWST: Let's start with an introduction, a brief corporate profile of the


Mr. Abrahams: Fenner is a very focused specialist engineering group. Our

area of speciality is reinforced