Wernick Group Appoints Next Financial Director

10th November 2014

The Wernick Group are delighted to announce the forthcoming appointment of John Jaggon who will replace Steve Potter as Finance Director at the start of 2015. Previously John was Finance Director and Company Secretary for a mixed-use property developer, where he was responsible for the Group’s finance and accounting function as well as HR, IT and corporate administration. John has a wealth of experience gained from a variety of diverse industries. Previous roles include Financial Controller at the UK’s largest media investment and advisory group; Group Chief Accountant at a fully quoted property developer and investor; and personal accountant to a high net worth individual.

John qualified as an accountant in 1995 having trained at Kingston Smith, and is a Fellow Member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA) and the Association of Accounting Technicians (FMAAT). John is married with two daughters, aged 16 and 19, as well as an extremely excitable cocker-spaniel at home. In his spare time John enjoys going to the cinema, watching rugby and is an avid fan of West Ham football team.

Of his appointment, John commented: “I am of course extremely excited to be joining Wernick and am looking forward to the challenges that the role will no doubt present. The finance function is integral to all aspects of the business and I look forward to becoming part of this successful team. I am determined to make a valuable contribution towards the Group’s future growth and development as Wernick inevitably continues to evolve.”