Finance director will become chief executive at distribution company in August

Richard Whiting, the finance director of building products supplier Heywood Williams, has left to become chief executive of distribution company NWF Group.

Whiting will leave his role at Heywood Williams at the end of August. The company is now looking to recruit a new finance director.

Robert Barr, chief executive, said: “The Board would like to express its sincere thanks to Richard for his significant contribution to the Group in recent years. We wish him every success in his new role. We have commenced an executive search process and will announce a successor in due course.”

NWF Group is an AIM-listed manufacture and distribution company, specializing in the warehousing and distribution of grocery products, the manufacture and merchanting of animal feeds, the distribution of fuel oils and the sale of garden centre products.