A new Group Financial Controller has been appointed by Salvo Grima Group of Companies to further strengthen its finance operations in line with its ongoing growth and international business development.

Accountant Josianne Mallia was selected for the post by the Salvo Grima Board of Directors in view of her strong performance as Senior Manager within the Group finance section.

Ms Mallia has been a member of the Group’s senior management team for several years, dealing with the financial aspect of expansion into new international markets including Spain, the Netherlands, Tunisia and, more recently, Cyprus. Ms Mallia originally joined the Salvo Grima Group as an accountant in 2006, being promoted to Senior Accountant in 2008 and Senior Manager Finance in 2010.

“The Salvo Grima Board of Directors has wholeheartedly endorsed our recommendation for Josianne’s new appointment In view of her excellent performance in handling ever-increasing responsibilities,” said Group Chief Executive Officer Karl Aquilina. “We congratulate her on this significant achievement and look forward to this new chapter in the development of our finance team.”

Ms Mallia described her new appointment as an important step in her career path and she appreciated the trust placed in her by the Salvo Grima Group Board and CEO. “During the past twelve years I have seen the Group growing and adapting to market changes and it gives me a sense of pride that I am part of its success,” she said. “The loyalty and commitment of all employees across the group are a strong source of encouragement for me in my new role and I look forward to continue working closely with the senior management team in the best interest of the business and its shareholders.”