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Latham's Team

Nick Latham

Non Executive Director

Nick continues on the Lathams Limited board and he became Chairman of James Latham Plc at our August 2017 AGM. 

Andrew Wright

Managing Director

Andrew was appointed as Managing Director Lathams Limited from 1 April 2019. He previously held the position of Panel Director and he takes the MD role from Chris Sutton who has retied after 40 years with the company. He was appointed to the Lathams Limited board in 2005 and appointed director of James Latham plc in 2015.

David Dunmow

Finance & I.T. Director

David's role is to look to develop IT systems with suppliers and internally.  He is also the companies' Finance Director.

Piers Latham

Operations, Health & Safety and HR Director

Piers's role has a very important function as we look to increase throughput via our warehouses, whilst of course being very mindful of the needs of our staff to work in a healthy and safe environment.  HR has previously been sub-contracted to a third party. 

Steve Frommont

Supply Chain Director

This is a new role that has been created to look at how we get products from our suppliers, via ports or direct into our yards or customers.  Steve will be talking to shipping lines, ports, freight forwarders and suppliers about stock management, lead times, EDI, ARP and bar coding amongst many other things !  Steve will also be looking at how the group currently makes its purchases, working with David Dunmow on IT and systems and making recommendations to the board.

Andy Duffin

Timber Director

Andy has had many successful years as the Group Operations Director and has always been heavily involved in the timber division.  Andy will be putting in place his sales development plan with the assistance of his Timber Committee and key staff.  The aim will be to continue to work with our existing supply base but once again, look for added value products to compliment our existing range.

Nick Widlinski

Panel Director

Nick was appointed as Panel Director in April 2019 after being appointed to the Lathams Limited board in January 2019 and is very excited to take this challenge on after 22 years within the industry of which 11 years were within James Latham in Yate. Nick will be working with the experienced team from around the group to support further development of the panel business, the role will be to continue strong relationships with customers and suppliers and to take on the purchasing of imported plywood.



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