Finewood Marketing announces board changes

5 December 2018

UK independent timber product agent Finewood Marketing is making a number of changes to its management team as a result of the imminent retirement of two senior directors.

Mark Orchard has been appointed managing director, taking effect January 1, 2019. He will provide executive leadership as the business continues to develop.

Mr Orchard will take over from Chris Walton who has managed the business for the last five years, and has been with the company in a number of senior positions for over twenty years. He will continue as a mentor for another year.

Steven King is also retiring, having been a founder member of the company back in 1993.

Nigel Haigh is continuing as the sourcing director, based in Malaysia for a further term.

The company, based at Hove in East Sussex, will be looking to make a number of new appointments in 2019.