New managing director for UK steel distributor

Global steel and engineering business, Liberty Industries Group, part of the GFG Alliance, has recently appointed international commercial and manufacturing executive, Rob Sweetnam, as managing director of its Hub le Bas distribution subsidiary, part of the Liberty’s Steel Distribution arm, as the business continues to roll out its ambitious growth plans in the UK.


Chief Executive of Liberty Industries Group, Douglas Dawson said: “Rob has a wealth of experience in the international tubing industry. This gives him a clear line of sight to the objectives and ambitions we have for our steel distribution business, in which Hub Le Bas plays a major role. His time in our Precision Tube manufacturing unit will be invaluable in aligning the goals our manufacturing plants with our distribution channels.â€?