The new recruit will be tasked with developing strategic partnerships to expand the firm’s European FOB distribution business.
Southworth joins the company following six months consulting for Ugobe, the manufacturers of Pleo. Prior to this, he worked in marketing with Vivid Imaginations and in buying for Asda Wal*Mart.
John Hutt, managing director for Halsall said: “We are delighted to welcome Nat to the company. The team at Halsall have really moved the business on in the last three years.
“To continue our success, we need to recruit the best talent in the industry and with Nat that is what we have achieved. We aim to build on our team’s successes and drive our business forward.”
Southworth commented: “People need to come and see what fantastic things have been going on in Fleetwood. Halsall are a company most certainly on the up. There is a real buzz and it’s an opportunity I simply couldn’t resist.”