Castle Chemicals Appoint a New Finance Director
15 July 2020
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15 July 2020
We are delighted to welcome Les Leavitt onto the Castle team as our new Financial Director.
Les has joined our team bringing with him over 25 years of experience in guiding businesses like ours through current success, and helping to deliver our potential for all of our stakeholders.
Les is a keen skier and off-road motorcyclist, a dedicated father, and strongly believes in supporting charitable causes.
A bit about the background and history with Castle
Les Leavitt took over as Managing Director of Leavitt Walmsley Associates Ltd (LWA) in 2001, and under his guidance, the firm has grown significantly, predominantly from client recommendations – something that Les has worked hard to achieve. The firm has been recognised at the British Accountancy Awards and is accredited as Gold Partner for both Xero and Receipt Bank – two globally renowned cloud based accountancy software providers. Les has strengthened his position as a business leader, sitting on the boards of a number of north west SMEs as Non-Executive Finance Director.
The team at LWA have acted as accountants and advisors for Castle Chemicals Ltd since the inception of the business, and in 2020 Les has been appointed to the role of Non-Executive Finance Director to assist the senior management team in delivering further success for the business.
About Castle Chemicals
Castle Chemicals is a specialist supplier of innovative and high quality performance chemical additives to the rubber, paint, surface coatings, textile and adhesive industries. The company delivers intelligent product solutions, tailor-made to individual customer requirements. A UK company serving an international market, Castle exports to over 40 countries worldwide from a comprehensive network of overseas distribution centres.
Castle Chemicals is ISO 9001 certified, REACH compliant, and committed to sustainable, responsible growth, safeguarding our environment for future generations.