Verdion makes Financial Director appointment


Logistics property investor and developer Verdion, has appointed Paul Clarke to be its new Financial Director.

Paul, a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered accountants, has extensive experience of the European real estate market and joins Verdion from a UK based private property group. He has a first class honours degree in Mathematics and qualified as a Chartered Accountant with PricewaterhouseCoppers (PWC) before joining listed retailer Brown & Jackson plc as Group Accountant. Here he became Financial Director of the group’s property division and retail operation in Poland.

Michael Hughes, CEO of Verdion, says: “Paul’s hands on experience of dealing with a wide range of property development, investment, financing and tax issues will be a major asset to Verdion as we grow the business and expand our activities across Europe.”


Notes to editors:

Verdion is a major real estate investor and developer with a specialist focus on logistics warehousing in mainland Europe. Its current development pipeline exceeds 10 million sq ft (929,000 sq m) of Grade A warehouse space across the Continent. The company has offices in Dusseldorf and Vienna, with its HQ in London. Formerly known as Helios Europe, Verdion was formed in January 2010 by Michael Hughes.

For further information please contact:

Kate Titchmarsh, Flashbulb Tel: +44 (0)20 3440 4116

Mike Hughes, Verdion (London) Tel: +44 (0) 207 193 9557

John Clements, Verdion (Wien) Tel: +431 533 6020