Devro FD retires

MANUFACTURER DEVRO is on the look-out for a new finance director after  current FD Peter Williams announced his retirement.

The group finance director joined the business in May 2008 and is due to leave the board on 6 April 2011, following a handover period with his successor.

Williams was previously CFO of sustainable aquaculture and salmon farming business Cermaq. He has also held a number of senior finance positions at Pringle of Scotland and Courtaulds Textiles. He qualified with Coopers & Lybrand in Edinburgh.

Steve Hannam, chairman of Devro, said: “Peter has been with the company during a period of quite exceptional growth, and we thank him for his considerable contribution.”

The company has already appointed a recruitment consultant firm to search for a successor.

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