As the situation surrounding the departure of Andy Hopkins from the AMA Group continues to unfold, the board has issued the following statement.
Carl Bizon said: “I am excited to be joining the business as Chief Executive Officer. As a member of the board over the past year, I have developed a thorough understanding of the business. The business is well positioned to capitalise on growth opportunities, despite the uncertainty created by the pandemic. I look forward to working with the AMA leadership team to deliver continued growth and development of the business”.
Immediate exit of Mr Hopkins
Having resigned as Chief Executive Officer on 31 January 2021, and under the terms of Mr Hopkins’ employment contract, Mr Hopkins is required to immediately resign from the board of the Company. The board expects to receive notice of his resignation from the board forthwith. Mr Hopkins resignation follows an independent investigation into his conduct by McGrath Nicol. The Company has begun a formal process to recover a sum approximating $1million.”