SBZ Announces the Appointment of our New Chief Finance Officer!

Chief Finance Officer

SBZ announces the appointment of our new Chief Finance Officer! ⭐️

David has acquired over ten years of experience in senior finance roles. He offers extensive experience in; strategic and operational goal setting and execution, supporting business growth, investment, acquisitions and integration, commercial agreements, and business development.

We welcome David Franklin to the team and his expertise to help us forge and secure new and exciting opportunities.

What is your role within SBZ?

I am the Chief Finance Officer (CFO) for SBZ.

What does your role involve?

Supporting the CEO and wider business to develop and achieve its strategic objectives, as well as building the company’s value and driving growth. 

What experience do you have that will help you in your role?

I have acquired over ten years of experience in senior finance roles, most recently as CFO of a private equity-backed biotech business. I have gained experience in; strategic and operational goal setting and execution, supporting business growth, investment, acquisitions and integration, commercial agreements, and business development.

What aspect of your job do you enjoy most?

Helping a business to maximise its potential, add value profitability, and build sustainable growth.

What challenges do you face in your role?

Ensuring that SBZ can deliver on the significant number of exciting opportunities available to it.

What do you enjoy doing in your spare time?

I enjoy spending as much time with my 9-year-old son as I can, plus going to the gym, skiing and sailing.

What is your life motto?

Strive to get out of your comfort zone.