Rolls-Royce appoints Ben Fidler as Director, Group Financial Planning and Analysis

Gbenga Oyebode

Rolls-Royce said it has appointed Ben Fidler into the new senior leadership role of Director, Group Financial Planning & Analysis, reporting to Chief Financial Officer Stephen Daintith.

Rolls-Ryce said Ben Fidler is presently Aerospace and Defence Analyst with Deutsche Bank, will take up his new appointment at the beginning of September 2017 and will have responsibility for management reporting, forecasting, budgeting and long-term planning.

Stephen Daintith, Chief Financial Officer, said: “Ben will bring exactly the right sort of rigour and challenge that Rolls-Royce needs to achieve our long-term goals and secure a more profitable and cash-generative future”.

Ben Fidler has twenty years’ experience as an Aerospace and Defence Analyst. He has a proven and demonstrable track record in the financial sector and, having focused on Rolls-Royce in particular since 1997, he knows the company well. He has exceptional knowledge of the Aerospace industry and has a reputation for rigorous analytical scrutiny. This is reinforced by the number one rankings he has consistently achieved in the Aerospace Sector Analyst Surveys over recent years.