Perspex Distribution Limited (PDL) Managing Director Keith Piggott has been appointed General Manager for the European Sheet and Composites business at parent company Lucite International.
Lucite is the largest manufacturer of cell cast acrylic sheet in the world and his role will cover the two manufacturing sites at Darwen, Lancashire and Clairvaux, France producing Perspex® acrylic widely used in the signage, print and retail sectors, and Lucite® used extensively in Sanitaryware markets. He will also remain MD at PDL.
Keith has a long and successful association with Lucite International and in particular with the Perspex® business. He played a leading role in the creation of PDL and its subsequent growth to become UK market leaders in cast acrylic sheet and remains committed to its ongoing success.
As a leading figure in the plastics sector, Keith brings to this new role a wealth of expertise as well as extensive experience in the acrylic sheet and plastics markets in the UK, Europe and USA.
Lucite EMEA General Manager Phil Bailey commented, “The success of Keith’s PDL team over the past 10 years has made a significant contribution to our EMEA business. I look forward to his ethic for excellent teamwork and shared company vision - helping drive our sheet and composites business to further success in the future.”
Keith has served as President of EPDA and as a Director of IAPD.