New buying director for Notts manufacturer

New buying director for Notts manufacturer
Catherine Lyons

Kybotech, a garden buildings manufacturer based in Worksop, has appointed a new director to head up its buying team.

Catherine Lyons has joined the company from discount warehouse JTF, where she gained eight years of experience as Director of Buying.

She also spent three years as Head of Buying and Merchandising for home shopping channels at Ideal Shopping Direct, with additional responsibility for quality assurance.

Leading product buying at Kybotech, Ms Lyons appointment follows three months working as a consultant to the business.

In her new role, she will be responsible for sourcing and buying products and materials, and heading up a team of 12 stock, sales and marketing staff to help drive the company into its next stages.

“We’re delighted to have found a candidate of Catherine’s calibre for this position,” said COO Christopher Palmer-Smith.

“The role of buying director is crucial to our continued growth and so Catherine’s appointment marks another step in the right direction for the company.

“Catherine boasts valuable skills in sourcing, purchasing, and marketing, and we’re excited to see what the future holds.”