Two non-executive directors welcomed to the board of Cambria

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PAUL McGill and William Charnley have joined the board of Cambria as non-executive directors.

McGill has a detailed and extensive level of knowledge of the motor retail industry, acquired from more than 30 years in the business.

He was most recently head of projects at Lloyds Banking Group, where he was responsible for promoting the Black Horse Consumer Finance brand across the group, leading new business initiatives and recruiting key individuals to the business.

He also served as head of motor finance (South) at Black Horse, a position he held from 2009 until April 2016. Prior to these roles, McGill was head of distribution at Bank of Scotland Dealer Finance for 18 years.

Charnley is currently a partner at King & Spalding International in the corporate practice. He has more than 20 years’ experience in public and private mergers and acquisitions, disposals, flotations, private equity transactions and general corporate and securities advice.

He has a high level of knowledge of both the motor retail sector and Cambria as he has acted as an adviser to the company in the past.

Philip Swatman, chairman of Cambria Automobiles, commented: ‘I am delighted to welcome Paul and William to Cambria. Both bring to the group a vast amount of experience, knowledge and expertise of the motor retail industry which will complement the extremely strong management team we already have in place.’


Cambria Automobiles plc is one of the UK’s fastest growing motor dealer groups. Following recent Land Rover acquisitions in Welwyn, Woodford and Swindon, the group now comprises 30 dealerships, representing 47 franchises and 17 brands.

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