Network Plus are delighted to have appointed Charlie Cornish as non-executive chairman with effect from 1 January 2021.

Charlie was appointed Chief Executive of Manchester Airport Group (MAG) in 2010 and will continue in this role whilst providing impartial support and guidance to the fast-growing Network Plus business. 

Charlie brings more than 30 years of utility and infrastructure sector experience to Network Plus. Prior to joining MAG, Charlie was a senior Director at United Utilities (UU). Roles included Managing Director for Utility Solutions, a UU business with operations in the UK, the Middle East, Australia, Bulgaria, Poland, Estonia and the Philippines. Previously he worked for a number of manufacturing and service companies including Plessey Telecommunications, British Aerospace and ABF.

Dan Holland, Joint Chief Executive said: “We are really looking forward to Charlie joining us and benefitting from his broad experience and knowledge.

Network Plus has ambitious plans to grow our business by safely providing a great service to our customers and by expanding the range of activities we deliver. This appointment will help strengthen the depth of knowledge within our leadership team for the benefit of everyone we serve.”

Commenting on this announcement, Charlie Cornish said “I look forward to working with the Network Plus leadership team to help shape the successful delivery of the company’s strategy for growth. It’s an exciting time for the business, the future is looking really positive.”