By Powerscourt on 21/01/2019

NEWS: Powerscourt appoints James White as Head of its Industrials practice

Powerscourt is delighted to announce the appointment of James White as Head of Industrials. James was previously a Senior Director at MHP Communications, advising public companies including Ultra Electronics and Chemring (aerospace and defence), Grafton Group and Marshalls (building materials) and Vesuvius and Luceco (engineering) and private companies including Heathrow Airport, The Priory and CALA Homes. James started his career at Weber Shandwick, the world’s largest PR firm before leaving to help found MHP in 2010.

At Powerscourt, James will be responsible for growing the group’s Industrials franchise which currently includes FTSE 100 firms such as CRH and Fresnillo as well as international businesses including Airbus, Orsted and Malaysia Airlines.

James White said: “I am excited to be joining Powerscourt at a time when the Group is in its third year of rapid growth. Its focus on sectoral knowledge and an ever-broadening range of services makes for a compelling proposition. The Industrials franchise includes a number of well-known, high profile businesses which provide us with an excellent platform from which to build in 2019.”