Retford, 20 July 2011. Langley Holdings plc today released its Interim Trading Statement for the 6 months ended 30 June 2011. The group posted an operating profit of €31.3m on revenues of €235.8m. Tony Langley, the group’s Chairman and principal shareholder, says in his review that the results are in line with expectations and represent the strongest first half recorded by the group with all divisions reporting improved trading conditions in the first half of 2011 and goes on to say that the group has examined several opportunities during the six month period to continue its development by acquisition, and although not proceeding with those for the time being, the search continues.
CELEBRATIONS were held at a special evening dinner in Sydney for Jonathan Davis, Managing Director of Piller Australia, to mark 25 years of service with Piller.
Jonathan joined Piller in March 1986 as the New South Wales representative in the run up to the formation of Piller Australia in 1988. Staff of Piller Australia all attended the dinner where Jonathan was presented with a watch for his 25 year service, the last 10 years as MD. Jonathan, who was joined by his wife Julie at the event, commented on how he has enjoyed the challenges at Piller and how much he was looking forward to the next 25 years.