The Archwood Group has announced the appointment of Tony Miles as the company’s new Chief Executive, with effect from February 1st 2017.
Tony 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.
A well-known figure in the UK timber and wood products industry, Tony Miles has worked in this sector for his entire career. He is a past president of the North West Timber Trade Association and is currently a board member of the Confederation of Timber Industries.
He has a well-earned reputation for driving customer service in both the merchanting and manufacturing sectors and has a track record of strong employee engagement and people development.
Archwood Group Executive Chairman, Marcus Moir, said: “We are delighted to have attracted someone with Tony’s 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.”
Tony Miles commented: “I was drawn to Archwood initially because of the first class and long standing reputation of its brands in the timber products market. This is a great opportunity to lead the business and further develop both the people and the company’s portfolio of products and brands in the coming years.