The Archwood Group has announced the appointment of Tony Miles as the company's new chief executive, which came into effect from 1 February.

Mr Miles joins Archwood from International Timber, a subsidiary of Saint-Gobain Building Distribution, where he has been managing director since 2007, having initially joined the group in 1979, where he and his team were responsible for achieving sustained growth.

Archwood group executive chairman Marcus Moir said: “We are delighted to have attracted someone with Mr Miles' outstanding qualities as our next CEO. His depth and breadth of industry experience and many years of commercial and business leadership will play a vital part in forging the next chapter in our growth and development.”