Mehmet Ertan Ahmed
Mehmet Ertan Ahmed – Finance Director, aged 57
Mr Mehmet Ertan Ahmed has over 25 years finance and business experience working in investment banking, commerce and CFO roles. In 2014 he negotiated the acquisition of European Commerce Bank Ltd on behalf of new shareholders, and has since been responsible for overseeing the development of this investment. He was responsible for implementing the necessary risk management and internal controls relating to regulatory rules. From 2010 to 2014, he was the VP of Corporate Finance of First International Group Plc where amongst other deals he advised on $20m GDR issue at the Luxembourg Stock Exchange. Previously, he was the VP of Corporate Finance of Jermyn Capital Partners Plc from 2006 to 2010 where he was actively involved in AIM IPOs. Mr Mehmet Ertan Ahmed has strong track record in acting within regulatory environments as well as the establishment and development of systems, controls and procedures.
Mr Mehmet Ertan Ahmed is a fellow of Chartered Association of Certified Accountants.
Nathan Nicholas Lowry
Independent Non-Executive Director, aged 44
Mr Nathan Nicholas Lowry has significant experience in the wine industry having set up and developed Pall Mall Fine Wines, a Wine Merchants & Wine Bar in The Royal Opera Arcade Pall Mall. He also owns Shepherd Market Wine House, Pavilion Wine and Traders Wine-St Katharine’s Dock. He previously founded and owned the well known Marquee Club in London and has run in excess of ten bars and clubs.
Mr Nathan Lowry joined the Board of GN Group Limited on 29th September 2016 to assist the Company in identifying suitable investments in the wine sectors following the change of its investment policy.