Lincoln & York, the personal label espresso sourcing, roasting and packing specialist, has appointed Simon Webster as the brand new finance director because it continues its speedy expansion.
The appointment comes at a time of trade for the trade, pushed by means of its fruitful adventure to this point since inception 25 years in the past. Lincoln & York completed revenues of £34.55m in 2018 and is heading in the right direction to double this to £60m by means of 2023 because it continues to capitalise at the international’s obsession with espresso.
International gross sales also are booming resulting in Lincoln & York score first within the Sunday Times International Track 200 in 2018. It is now proceeding to power in a foreign country gross sales which can account for fifty% of the expansion within the coming years.
Simon’s wisdom of the finance sector will assist the corporate proceed its expansion trajectory because it expands additional into world markets.
Before becoming a member of Lincoln & York, Simon held the position of managing director at JZ Flowers International, in addition to a lot of govt roles around the FMCG sector. With over 10 years of board degree revel in, he’s smartly positioned to lead Lincoln & York on its expansion.
Speaking of his new position Simon stated: “I’m very excited to join a business that has shaped the coffee industry in such a big way and yet has heritage embedded at its core. My main goal is to support and the team in achieving our next phase of growth through cementing our roots in the UK and expanding into further markets internationally.”
James Sweeting, managing director of Lincoln & York stated: “We are delighted to have Simon on board as we enter a very exciting stage in our journey. His wealth of experience, alongside a focus on the commercial side will be a vital asset for the business as we continue on the journey to become the coffee roaster of choice in the UK and EU.”