Kevin Hart to Join The Chester Race Company Board as a Non-Executive Director

Published on 21 March 2024

Following an extensive recruitment process, The Board of Chester Race Company (CRC) is delighted to announce the forthcoming appointment of Kevin Hart as a non-executive director. 

Kevin replaces Jonathon Turner, who will step down from the Chester Race Company Board at this year’s Annual General Meeting. Kevin’s responsibilities will include chairing the CRC Audit and Risk Committee, taking over from Joelle Warren, who will now chair the CRC Remuneration Committee.

Kevin brings a strong business track record having held various senior roles in a range of private and publicly quoted companies and has wide ranging commercial and financial experience across a variety of sectors. He is a long-standing, enthusiastic supporter of horse racing having owned shares in numerous racehorses, which has helped him foster a varied and extensive network of contacts within the racing industry.

Kevin has a good existing knowledge of Chester Race Company, having been a member of Musselburgh Racecourse Committee since 2021.

Following an initial induction period, Kevin will start his role on 1st April 2024.

Ian O’Doherty, Chester Race Company Chair, said:

“We are delighted to appoint Kevin to the Board of Chester Race Company. Kevin brings a wealth of experience and a passion for horseracing, and I am confident he will be a valuable addition to the Board.”

On his appointment, Kevin Hart said:

“I’m delighted to be joining the Chester Race Company Board and look forward to supporting the excellent team as the business evolves and grows.”

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