Buying specialist Lynx Purchasing is bolstering its strength with the appointment of David Catherall, who will be joining as director of business development (north).
Previously with Bunzl Catering Supplies, in his new role, Catherall will be working with a number of existing Lynx Purchasing customers to deliver savings on food and drink, along with other key products and services, as well as developing his own portfolio of operators.
Catherall worked with Bunzl for 10 years in a number of roles, focused on supporting hospitality customers. Prior to that, he spent 15 years in hospitality management, giving him extensive experience of purchasing from an operational perspective.
He said: “I’ve worked with a number of purchasing groups at Bunzl, and Lynx Purchasing has always stood out.
“They have a genuine point of difference not simply in their commitment to negotiating the best possible prices with suppliers on behalf of their customers, but also in the strength of the long-term partnerships they forge with both customers and suppliers, ensuing that everyone benefits. I’m looking forward to working with operators across the full range of the hospitality sector.”
Lynx Purchasing managing director Rachel Dobson said: “David is a very strong addition to the Lynx Purchasing team. We’ve worked very closely with him during his time at Bunzl, and his commitment to the operators he works with is a perfect fit with our approach.”
Lynx Purchasing works with more than 2200 businesses including hotels, pubs, restaurants, healthcare and education providers. Lynx offers access to the best prices in the market, with no fees or contracts. Lynx customers also benefit from detailed market insight, enabling them to plan menus more effectively.
Caption to attached image: David Catherall, newly-appointed director of business development (north) with buying specialist Lynx Purchasing.
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