SIG UK appoints category director for timber

Andy Sawer has been appointed as category director for timber at SIG UK.
Andy Sawer has been appointed as category director for timber at SIG UK.

SIG UK has appointed Andy Sawers as category director for timber, where he will lead the development of timber sales in a number of key marketplaces.

Andy joins SIG UK from Södra Wood, where he was a procurement manager after working in a variety of procurement, sales, product development and marketing roles for companies including James Latham, Wolseley UK and Saint-Gobain.

Andy will be liaising with SIG UK’s 150 plus branch network to consolidate and strengthen the timber offering to its customer-base.

Commenting on the 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.”

Andy Sawers added: “It’s a real honour to join a business as influential and well renowned as SIG UK, I am excited to be joining at the start of a significant new chapter for the business. From analysing customer’s buying habits nationwide to ensuring distribution routes are working as hard as possible for branches, I’m looking forward to getting under the skin of SIG’s timber category and ensuring our customers have access to the best possible range and service of timber and panel products.”

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