The Lords Group has appointed Steve Bath as Group Purchasing Director.

The role is new to the Lords Group and will help to deliver the business aim to grow in different product areas as well as different geographies and brands.

Steve has been the purchasing Director of the London-based builders merchants Builders Depot since its inception and will be representing Lords Builders Merchants, George Lines and Hevey Building Supplies on behalf of the Group.

Steve will be working to progress the product, purchasing and supply chain areas of the Group as the business continues with its growth strategy. Shanker Patel CEO of the Lords Group commented “We are delighted to have someone with Steve’s experience, knowledge and industry awareness join our team and look forward to working with him.”