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14/08/17

Kirsty Adams appointed as senio manager

Tilhill Forestry has announced two new senior appointments both of which will be based at its head office in Scotland.

Kirsty Adams will join as the new Head of Safety & Assurance and Iggy Dunn has been promoted to Financial Director.

Kirsty, from Denny, Scotland, is a Chartered Health and Safety Professional with a wide range of experience within various industries including Top Tier COMAH (Control of Major Accident Hazards) registered industrial sites. Previously she was Scottish Operations H&S Manager at Forth Ports Ltd which operates seven ports across Scotland. She has also worked for several global companies.

Like many other Tilhill Forestry employees, Kirsty enjoys mountain biking and hopes to compete in next year’s Mountain Bike Challenge at Coed Llandegla. She is also a professionally qualified teacher of highland dancing.

Iggy Dunn has a BSC (Hons) in Mathematics and is an Associate Chartered Management Accountant (ACMA). She is being promoted internally following the retirement of Andy Hudson. Iggy, from Dunfermline has been a member of the Tilhill Forestry Finance and Management team since 2001 and has seen the business grow from a turnover of £14 million to £120 million in that time. Before joining Tilhill Forestry Iggy worked in financial roles in a number of large companies including Safeway, Beiersdorf UK Ltd, Whitbread, Gestetner and Sainsbury’s Homebase. In her spare time Iggy enjoys skiing, badminton, cooking and travelling.

Tilhill Forestry Managing Director George McRobbie said: “I am delighted to announce these two key appointments to our senior management team and I am looking forward to working closely with Kirsty and Iggy in their respective roles.”

 Tilhill Forestry Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of the BSW Timber Group, was established nearly 70 years ago. It is a national company operating from a network of offices throughout the UK. The company provides a full range of consultancy and contracting services to the forest owner and forestry investor. There is also a complementary soft landscaping operation. Further information is available at www.tilhill.com

 

BSW is the most technologically advanced sawmill in the UK employing over 1,200 people. The Company’s roots date back to 1848, and with seven sawmills in the UK and one in Latvia, has a production capacity of more than 1.2 million m3 of sawn timber which is distributed throughout construction, fencing and landscape markets www.bsw.co.uk

Together, BSW and Tilhill Forestry form a strong partnership in the forest industry that will deliver quality from beginning to end - from creating new forests through to landscaping and producing timber end products.

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For further information contact Suzi Christie PR Consultant for Tilhill Forestry on 07590 591140 or e-mail suzi@blueberry-pr.co.uk