Utility company Pennon Group, the owner of Viridor, South West Water and Bournemouth Water, has promoted Sarah Heald, its head of investor relations, to director of corporate affairs and investor relations.
Heald joined Pennon in April 2015 as head of investor relations and her role has grown to encompass corporate communications, internal communications and public affairs.
She reports to Chris Loughlin, Pennon’s CEO, and joins the group’s Executive Management Board.
Prior to joining Pennon, Heald worked for Finsbury and Canadian bank BMO Capital Markets, where she specialised in metals and mining. She began her career in the multi-industries investment banking team at Bank of America Merrill Lynch.