PD Ports welcomes new general manager to support bulk handling growth

As part of its growth plans to generate further new business in its bulk handling operations at Teesport, PD Ports has appointed Roy Merryweather to the post of general manager business development.

Roy joins PD Ports from Peel Ports where he was employed for over four years as group business development manager.

In his new role at Teesport, Roy is responsible for developing supply chain solutions for customers importing and exporting dry bulk cargo; bringing with him over 15 years’ experience specialising in steel and forest products sectors.

PD Ports owns and operates Teesport, the third largest UK port by volume, supporting over 3,000 jobs in the North-East.  The port is a key driver in the region’s economy.  The Group also has operations across the country including on the Humber and at Felixstowe.

PD Ports employs over 1,300 people and is headquartered in Middlesbrough.