Edward Hili has been appointed chief executive officer of Hili Company Limited with immediate effect.
Having served as an executive director at the family firm, the ACCA fellow will now run and develop its various businesses as company CEO.
Mr Hili’s appointment was made public in a company announcement issued by Mariner Finance, which is majority owned by Hili company-owned Mariner Capital.
He joined the family business in 2008 as a financial analyst with its terminals and logistics branch, Mariner, taking on more roles over the ensuing years. He is now responsible for driving the strategic growth and development of the group across all business sectors.
Over the years, he has played a key role in expanding the group’s portfolio, jointly developing the group’s finance arm, Enacap, and its investment management arm, Trumpington Street Capital.
Hili Company’s business ranges from real estate to energy, financial services and yacht repairs and marina projects. Earlier this year, the company was given the green light by the Planning Authority to develop a solar farm in Bengħisa.
Hili Company is the sole shareholder of Mariner Capital Ltd, which is the majority shareholder of Mariner Finance plc.