February 2021

SPC appoints new chief financial officer

Barcelona, Spain – SPC has named José Cantón as the Group’s new chief financial officer, replacing Conrad Bayliss who has stepped down after successfully steering the group through the Brexit deadline. Taking up the position in January, José is based at SPC’s Barcelona facility, while overseeing financial strategy for the whole Group.

José joins SPC from the medical manufacturing company, Smith + Nephew, where he was Finance Director for the South of Europe responsible for the finance departments in Spain, Italy, Portugal and Greece and the finance teams in Poland and India. Prior to Smith + Nephew, José worked for Ernst & Young as an auditor.

Commenting on the appointment, group CEO Paul Hallas said: “We are delighted to welcome José to our team. His experience in managing manufacturing finance teams across multiple markets is a perfect fit.”

José said: “I am excited to work in a team which demonstrates such a high level of professionalism. I am looking forward to driving forward our international business.”