Davy heads up ODL finance

Davy Chada

ODL Europe has appointed Davy Chada as finance manager. Davy joined the Bootle-based business, Merseyside, in February 2021, succeeding Steve Ellison.

Nathan Barr, ODL Europe’s managing director, said: “I am delighted to welcome Davy to ODL Europe. He brings with him a wealth of experience that will be invaluable to the business. I would also like to personally thank Steve for his superb contribution over the past 12 years with ODL. We all wish him well for the future.”

Having worked with various businesses ranging from owner-managed SMEs to large multinationals, Davy’s expertise will help support the company’s ambitious growth strategy. Davy said: “I am delighted to have joined ODL Europe at this exciting time. As an ambitious and focussed business with the backing of a large US parent company, ODL Europe is perfectly placed to grow its UK market share over the next few years, and I am looking forward to working with the team to help deliver this objective.”

Davy’s appointment is one of several made by ODL Europe in recent months. The company has also made large-scale investments, including plant and machinery, IT infrastructure and core products. Nathan said: “As a business, we focus on being a valuable partner for our customers. These large-scale investments and new management appointments will help us to further support our customers as we continue to grow the business.”