DERBY, UK – Catalyst provider Catexel announced the appointment of a new Business Development Manager. Liz Manning brings a wealth of experience to the newly created role, focusing on the delivery of customer sales plans and new business development.

Manning will have exposure to both technical and commercial environments as Business Development Manager. Her experience spans from working in R&D at DSM in the Netherlands, to more commercial roles at chemical specialists MEL Chemicals and later, pharmaceutical supplier Thompson & Capper.

Paul Smith, CEO at Catexel, said, “We’re pleased to welcome Liz to the Catexel team. Her experience fits well with our business strategy, and we look forward to working with her. It’s a great time to be joining Catexel, following the success of several internship programs. Liz will also be managing Amy Bishop, the latest Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) intern.

“Liz will be leading the delivery of new market-sector opportunities, such as water treatment and anti-microbials - areas in which there a runway of potential and where there is still room to grow.”