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Tim swaps L’Oréal for top finance role with us

7th December, 2022

Tim swaps L’Oréal for top finance role with us

Tim Fawbert, whose previous role was with the French cosmetics giant L’Oréal, has joined our team as our new Group Finance Director(December 2022).

In his new position, Tim is managing our finance section and supporting our management team in the development of company strategy.

Worked Worldwide

The 54-year-old, who lives in Lugwardine in Herefordshire, says: “I have come into the horticultural industry having held various finance roles, mainly in operations, but also business and retail.

My main roles in L’Oréal were as Operations Finance Director; most recently I was Deputy Chief Financial Officer for L’Oréal UK and Ireland. I have worked all over the world including in Germany, France and the USA, as well as closer to home in Wales.

Excited to join new team

“I’m very excited to have joined a new team, in a new environment and I’m really look forward to meeting everybody properly. I hope to be able to bring some different experience and knowledge to help Wyevale Nurseries grow and exploit the opportunities available out there.”

Efficiency & best decisions

Tim’s new role includes ensuring all our teams have the right information to do their jobs properly and partnering with us all to help us be as efficient as we can, and to make the best decisions.

Andy Johnson, our Managing Director, says: “We’re delighted to welcome Tim to Wyevale Nurseries’ leadership team. He has a wealth of complimentary experience in finance and operations that are sure to give us fresh perspectives and increased energy in pursuing development plans across our business. We look forward to him getting stuck in. He joins our industry in challenging but exciting times.”

Studied at Loughborough

Tim, who is married with two grown-up children, was bought up in Worcester and Malvern and studied languages at Loughborough University before gaining CIMA (Chartered Institute of Management Accountants) qualifications. He also speaks four languages.

Dynamic hands-on team

He adds: “I’m really enjoying my new position, getting involved in the day-to-day running of the company and working with a dynamic hands-on team here at Wyevale Nurseries. It’s exciting discovering, learning about and exploring a completely new business.”