SIG UK, the supplier of specialist building materials, has announced the appointment of Andy Sawers as Category Director for Timber, a role which will see him take charge of the development of Timber sales in a number of key marketplaces.
With extensive experience across the timber industry, Sawers joins SIG UK from Södra Wood Ltd, where he was procurement manager. Prior to this, he worked in a variety of procurement, sales, product development and marketing roles at some of the foremost names in timber importing and distribution, including James Latham, Wolseley UK and Saint Gobain.
As part of his new role, Sawers will be responsible for liaising with SIG UK’s 150+ strong branch network, working in close partnership with them to consolidate and strengthen the timber offering to their customer-base.
Speaking of his appointment, Andy Williamson, commercial director at SIG UK said: “We have long recognised the importance of further strengthening our Timber offering and Andy’s appointment will play a key role in achieving this. With a wealth of experience gleaned from working with some of the leading names in global Timber, Andy is excellently placed to ensure our offering is truly sector leading.”