Marston Holdings (Marston) has appointed Gordon Hurst as Group Chairman. Hurst joined Capita as Financial Controller in 1988 when Capita was a management consultancy company with a turnover of £2million. He became Group Finance Director in 1996 and was a key member of the senior team that grew Capita into a FTSE 60 business with £4.3 billion annual revenues when he left in 2015. Gordon brings extensive experience of public sector outsourcing contracts, including TUPE transfers and service delivery enhancements. He is also Chairman of Featurespace, which specialises in adaptive behavioural analytics technology, and a special adviser to HgCapital.

Marston Holdings Pamela Mulcahy, Policy and Communications Director said  “Gordon’s background and experience will be invaluable as we extend the range of services we provide to our central government, local government and business clients.”