Anthony Colburn joins the Velcourt Team


Anthony Colburn joins the Board of Velcourt Group Plc


The Chairman and the Directors of Velcourt Group Plc are delighted to announce that Anthony Colburn has accepted their invitation to join them as a non-executive member of the Board of Directors of the Group from the 1st August 2012.


Anthony owns and runs his own farming business of 750 Ha's on the Cotswolds and has gained a reputation as an agriculturalist of considerable standing. Over and above the management of his own farming business, Anthony is on the Board of four other farming businesses, operating in total some 7,000 Ha's in Gloucestershire, Lincolnshire and Berkshire.  Anthony is also a Governor of the Royal Agricultural College, Cirencester.  


Velcourt looks forward to the input which Anthony will bring to its activities


Comment from Robin Malim Velcourt Group Chairman:


“I have known Anthony for many years and have gained the highest regard for his depth of knowledge of the Farming Industry. He is, in every way, a "Hands on" farmer.  I am sure that his experience and wisdom will help us greatly to confront and overcome the many challenges which will confront the farming business over the coming years”.