08 October 2021

NWH appoints Operations Director

NWH appoints Operations Director

One of the UK’s leading recycling and waste management businesses, The NWH Group, has announced the appointment of Sean Harley as Operations Director.

With a clear and ambitious growth strategy to double the size of the business, this key appointment marks the first of our investments into our operational excellence model and will enable the operational functions to align with the company’s plans.

Bringing a diverse set of skills, Sean will head up the operations of the group across Scotland and Northeast England and will drive the business to maximise efficiencies and unlock the potential of continuous improvement across the business.

In addition, Sean will join The NWH Group’s operational board and will work alongside Chief Executive Mark Williams to ensure operations is aligned with the company growth strategy.

With more than twenty years of experience leading large operational departments, Sean joins The NWH Group from API Foilmakers where he was instrumental in the set up and early success of the business. He has previously held operational leadership roles with Smith Anderson Group, in Kirkcaldy and Boston Scientific, in Cork, Ireland.

Sean Harley said:

“I’m thrilled to be joining the team at NWH, it is a fantastic opportunity. Driving positive change whilst maintaining the fabric of NWH’s culture, which is instrumental to its success, is something I am passionate about.

“The business is continuing to grow so now is the right time to build on the strong foundations already in place to ensure the operations continually delivers.”

The NWH Group Chief Executive, Mark Williams said:

“We’re delighted to have Sean on board, this appointment marks a key milestone in our growth strategy. His primary responsibilities will be to look operational efficiencies and resource utilisation, together with supporting and responding to operational needs to minimise issues and maximise opportunities.

“We recognise the importance of Sean’s skillset and expertise, this, combined with the existing management team, will ensure our future success.”

In October 2020, we invested £2.5m in a state-of-the-art, construction and demolition waste processing plant featuring the most up to date waste screening and separation technology to sort through waste more effectively. This enables us to capture 15% more material for recycling. The new plant has the potential to save 20,000 tonnes of construction and demolition waste from going into landfill each year. This investment ensures that we have the most cutting-edge facility in Scotland.

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