Bodycote plc, headquartered in Macclesfield, Cheshire, UK, has announced that Stephen Harris, Group Chief Executive, will retire from both the board and the company next year. Harris joined the company in November 2008 and became Chief Executive in January 2009.
A formal process to recruit Harris’ successor is expected to commence, led by the board’s nomination committee. A range of internal and external candidates will be considered by the company.
Daniel Dayan, Bodycote’s Chair, stated, “Stephen’s leadership of the group over the last fifteen years has been exceptional. We look forward to continuing to work with him as we move forward with the succession process.”