Swansea-based AB Glass has announced the appointment of Kirsty James as head of finance

She said of her appointment: “I am thrilled to be joining AB Glass at such an exciting period of growth. The future looks very bright for the company, and I hope to do my part in improving upon the progress seen in 2021. The management team have been very welcoming, and I am very thankful for the opportunity.”

Chairman Alan Brayley, pictured with Kirsty, added: “I would like to give huge congratulations to Kirsty on her appointment. Her skillset translates very well to the role and we hope Kirsty will be a significant contributor to the company’s success going forward, as we aim to evolve further. She also brings a fresh and forward-thinking drive to the department, which aims to be at the forefront of future proofing the company as the industry adapts to new challenges.

Kirsty takes the role in succession to Lisa Walker, who had held the position for five years previously.