Landmark appoints Mark Johnston as chief financial officer
Landmark Information Group, the leading provider of information to the property market and part of Daily Mail and General Trust plc (DMGT), has announced the appointment of Mark Johnston as Chief Financial Officer (CFO).
Following the retirement of Landmark’s former CFO, David Callcott, Mark has joined the business bringing with him extensive experience in strategy, mergers and acquisitions, commercials, business partnering and transformation, as well as leading large operational finance teams.
With a background in technology, content and financial services, Mark previously worked for Thomson Reuters. Having worked there for nineteen years across various roles, he left Thomson Reuters in October 2018 as Global Head of Finance of the Trading business; a role he continued in at the newly formed financial technology company, Refinitiv, before joining Landmark.
Mark also has five years’ experience with PricewaterhouseCoopers where he specialised in audit, acquisition due diligence and financial investigations as a manager in the Audit and Business Advisory Services team.
Commenting on his appointment Mark Johnston said, “Landmark is a well-established and respected business, having been operating for 25-years, and I am delighted to join the team. My focus is to draw on my previous experience in the FinTech world at Thomson Reuters to accelerate the strategic financial plans for Landmark; I believe there are lots of parallels that I can draw on here in Landmark’s industry. Our CEO, Simon Brown, is driving significant investment in the business, with support from DMGT, and I am excited to be a part of Landmark’s next chapter.”
Simon Brown, CEO of Landmark Information Group, added: “Mark is a seasoned strategic financial head and I look forward to working alongside him, and the other members of our management team, to deliver on the next stage of growth for Landmark and our portfolio of businesses. Mark brings with him a high calibre of experience, which will serve Landmark well and so I am delighted to welcome Mark to the business.”
For more information on Landmark Information Group, telephone 0844 844 9960, or visit www.landmark.co.uk.