Duchy Timber, part of Premier Forest Products, has appointed Nick Massey as its newest Sales Executive.

Massey has been part of the timber industry for 34 years, previously working for Sydenhams Ltd and Whitmore’s Timber.

In his new role, he will focus on promoting Duchy’s range of timber and panel products across Cornwall, Devon, Somerset and Dorset, ensuring a first-rate customer experience.

Massey said: “I’ve worked in the timber industry for a long time and have always kept an eye on Duchy and Premier Forest who have outstanding reputations. I’ve actually worked with Duchy in the past, so it feels great to join a company which is growing quickly while simultaneously focusing on their sustainability.

“I’m looking forward to building on the existing customer base, as well as helping attract new clients, providing them with a top-quality service.”

Joe Walker, Managing Director at Premier Forest Products, said: “I am delighted to welcome Nick to the Duchy team. He brings with him a wealth of experience and local knowledge and will be a great addition.

“At a time when many businesses are struggling to maintain their teams, we are proud to be able to continue expanding at a solid rate, indicative of our strength and ambition.”

Premier Forest Products is a vertically integrated timber operation engaged in the importation, sawmilling, processing, merchanting, and wholesale distribution of timber and timber products from its twelve sites in the UK.