Carr’s of Carlisle hires ex-Aggreko exec White as CFO

Carlisle-based agriculture and engineering firm Carr’s Group on Thursday announced the appointment of David White to its board as chief financial officer designate.  

White will join Carr’s Group on January 2023 and become CFO when Neil Austin stands down from the board in mid-January 2023.

David has spent the previous 16 years in a variety of senior finance roles at Aggreko plc, the international provider of mobile power solutions,” said Carr’s Group.

“Between 2018 and late 2021, David was finance director of the global products and technology division and, until mid-2022, he served as a senior adviser to the company.

“From June 2016 to August 2018 David was Aggreko’s financial controller, leading the central team responsible for all financial reporting, strategic planning and financial control across the company.

“David has significant international experience, with four years leading Aggreko’s finance team and helping to establish new operations in the Middle East.

“He developed a broader commercial outlook as Aggreko’s general manager in the Gulf region, a $100m turnover business with 200 employees in five countries.

David is a Chartered Accountant, qualifying in London in 1997, with time at Ernst & Young as an audit manager and experience at Weir Group plc.” 

White said: “I am thrilled to be joining Carr’s at this important time for the group.  

“Following the company’s strategic review, Carr’s is well positioned, and I look forward to contributing towards its future successes.”