The growth of SCA Timber Supply UK has resulted in several new appointments.

Toby Lewis has been appointed head of sales – merchant services, based at SCA’s Welshpool operation. Mr Lewis has held a number of senior national sales and marketing positions, most recently with Danzer and Kronospan. In his new role he will be responsible for leading the merchant services business development team and will also manage relationships with Buying Consortia.

Ken Reidy joins SCA as account manager for Wickes. He previously worked for Metsä Wood UK where he held a number of positions, the most recent being head of product and business development.

Ted Osborn joins the merchant services team as business development manager covering the South. Mr Osborn has a strong background servicing the industry and joins SCA from Arnold Lavers.

Meanwhile, Simon Thurman has been promoted. He now holds the position of group procurement manager with responsibility for coordinating purchasing activities across SCA’s three business streams. Mr Thurman has held several positions within SCA and has good knowledge of UK and Swedish Mill operations in addition to his valuable experience of timber processing.

“We are delighted to have made these key senior appointments, which will strengthen several areas of our developing and expanding UK operation,” said John Griffiths, SCA Timber Supply UK’s managing director.