Praesumo are pleased to announce the recent placement of Brian Quarendon as Strategic Adviser to the Board at Wakefield Acoustics.
Brian is an accomplished CEO, with a proven record turning around and successfully building both PE backed and public companies into international high-tech engineering and manufacturing businesses, organically and through M&A, creating exceptional financial performance and maximising shareholder value.
Wakefield Acoustics is one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of advanced industrial and environmental noise control systems. They are one of the most respected and forward thinking industrial acoustic engineering companies in the UK, working closely with many of the world’s leading blue chip companies to solve complex noise problems often in extreme, arduous or hazardous area environments, covering a wide variety of sectors including oil and gas, petro-chemical, power generation, water and waste, recycling, general industry and infrastructure.
YFM Equity Partners is an independent private equity business owned by it’s senior management and investment team. As one of the UK’s most active investors in small businesses, YFM is providing funding to support the management buyout and future growth plans of Wakefield Acoustics, in what has been a 4 million pound deal.
The Praesumo team would like to wish Brian all the best in his new role.