Devro, a manufacturer of collagen for the food industry, has appointed Peter
Williams as finance director.
John Neilson, the current FD, is retiring in May.
Williams, 55, is currently CFO of Cermaq, the Oslo-listed industrial
aquaculture feed manufacturer and salmon farming company.
Williams has worked in finance at Pringle of Scotland, where he was finance
director, and at Courtaulds Textiles. He qualified as a chartered accountant
while working at Coopers & Lybrand in Edinburgh and has a degree in
economics from Aberdeen University. He is also a fellow of the Association of
Pat Barrett, chairman of Devro, said: ‘Peter Williams brings to Devro a
wealth of directly relevant experience, built upon a career in financial
management within the international process industry and in particular over the
last ten years at Cermaq. Peter has a track record of achievement throughout his
professional life, including in publicly quoted companies, and we firmly believe
his skill set will complement those of the senior management team.’
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