Pennant International Group plc is a leading global provider of training technology and Integrated Product Support solutions.
The Group operates worldwide, with offices in Europe, North America and Australia, providing solutions, services and support to the Defence, Aerospace and safety critical industries across the globe, offering a turn-key solution for any requirement.
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Our generic & bespoke training aids offer operation and maintenance savings and improved safety outcomes. These training aids complement training on real equipment and include basic hand skills devices, VR trainers & maintenance emulators for regulated sectors.
SERVICES & SUPPORT
Our experienced support team can deliver professional, reliable and cost-effective solutions and customer support services, for Pennant or third-party equipment.
GENS, R4i & OmegaPS
We are a leading, worldwide provider of IPS/ILS software and services to the Defence, Aerospace, Space and safety critical industries. Our products and services are exported around the world to assist current and future generations of operators and maintainers.
RAIL & TRACK
We supply a wide variety of services across the globe, such as; Operational Surveys, Rail Driver Training, Film & Media Production, Online Content Delivery, 3D Track Models and Signal Sighting Simulations.
Studio Services is a collective of highly skilled experts covering 2D & 3D Design, VR media development, film production, E-learning & CBT, illustration, copywriting, and translation.
NEWS & EVENTS
“We are shocked and saddened by the news of John’s passing. Since his appointment as a director on 1 April 2018 he has provided valuable challenge and insight, it was a pleasure to work with him and he will be much missed. Our thoughts are with his family at this...
Today the Pennant Group released its Interim Results for H1 2022. Commenting on the results, Chairman John Ponsonby said: “I am pleased to report that the Period saw the Group return to positive earnings before interest, taxation and amortisation as gross margin...
On Thursday 4th August, Pennant International Group Plc held its inaugural Capital Markets Day ("CMD") at Searcys in The Gherkin, London. The event was designed to communicate how the company has repositioned and to outline the business strategy. To view the...
Group Chief Executive Officer
Commercial & Risk Director
Group Chief Executive Officer
Philip Walker (41) is the Group’s Chief Executive Officer. He joined Pennant in 2014 as Chief Financial Officer, being promoted to CEO in February 2017. Mr Walker is a chartered accountant and qualified corporate finance professional.
Prior to joining the Company, Mr Walker worked for Grant Thornton UK LLP and Barclays Bank Plc. At Grant Thornton, he led numerous corporate finance transactions (both buy side and sell side) and developed and implemented strategic plans for a number of businesses.
While at Barclays, Mr Walker worked with businesses with a turnover of between £5 million and £50 million, focusing on debt structuring, including working capital, investment, trade finance and the restructuring of facilities. He provided structuring advice on various types of corporate transactions.
Since joining Pennant, Mr Walker has brought this experience to bear in driving the review, renewal and implementation of Group strategy while successfully leading two equity fund-raisings and the acquisition of Absolute Data Group.
Mr Walker is responsible for the day-to-day running of all Group businesses and the execution of Group strategy. He is a member of the Strategy Committee.
Mr Walker was appointed to the Board on 3 November 2014.
Commercial & Risk Director
David Clements (41) is the Commercial & Risk Director. He joined the Group in June 2017 and was appointed to the Board on 11 October 2017.
He is a practising solicitor with extensive experience in corporate and commercial law and practice, gained advising AIM-quoted and private companies particularly in the engineering, manufacturing and software sectors. Prior to joining Pennant, he was with the law firm Charles Russell Speechlys.
As Commercial & Risk Director, Mr Clements is responsible for commercial, risk management, administrative and information systems functions across the Group, seeking to ensure the Group’s legal and commercial position is appropriately protected.
Mr Clements also acts as Company Secretary to all Group companies, advising the Chairman on corporate governance matters and being available as a ‘sounding board’ for other Directors. Mr Clements works closely with the Company’s nominated adviser to ensure proper management of investor relations, company law and AIM compliance. He is experienced on public company regulatory compliance and Takeover Code matters.
Philip Cotton (62) is an independent Non-Executive Director and chairs the Audit & Risk Committee and the Remuneration Committee.
Mr Cotton, a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, is a former KPMG partner with extensive experience of working with businesses in the defence and aerospace sectors (with audit clients including various BAE Systems group companies, Agusta Westland (now Leonardo Helicopters), Airbus UK, Eurocopter UK (now Airbus Helicopters), Rotork and VT Group).
Mr Cotton is also the Chair of Governors of Solent University and chairs the Audit Committee of World Sailing.
Mr Cotton was appointed to the Board on 14 June 2019.
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