Suttons Group, a leading supplier of global logistics solutions, has appointed a new Group Finance Director.
Ian Atkinson, 47, joins the Widnes-based company from US chemical company SI Group where he was European Finance Director having previously been Managing Director for the UK operation.
Prior to this, Ian held senior finance roles at Zeneca, Jewson and Appleyard plc. He is also a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants.
Andrew Palmer, Group Managing Director of Suttons, said:
"Ian is an extremely experienced Finance Director and his skills will be key to the Group as we look to further expand Sutton’s operations around the world.
"He has over 20 years experience in finance and is used to working within companies with a similar structure and overseas facilities. Ian’s appointment will strengthen the Board and I believe he will make a significant contribution as the Company continues to grow."
Ian Atkinson said :
"I’m delighted to be joining Suttons which is a highly successful company with exciting plans for the future building on its recent expansion, particularly in the UK and Asia."
Ian, who’s a keen triathlete and runner, is married with two children.
Suttons is based in Cheshire, UK and operates globally with key business centres in Antwerp, Essen, Houston, Kuantan, Le Havre, New Jersey, Shanghai, Singapore and Tokyo.