Pilkington UK appoints new managing director

Pilkington UK has appointed Neil Syder as new managing director

Pilkington United Kingdom Limited, part of the NSG Group, has confirmed that Neil Syder will take over as managing director to lead the company as it adapts to an age of decarbonisation and targets new opportunities.

Neil began at the company working in R&D in the 1980s, building extensive experience over four decades in specialist glass coatings, running production lines, and operational planning.

Neil takes over from Matt Buckley, who takes retirement after serving as managing director for more than a decade and having spent 30 years with the business. The change takes effect from the end of December 2021.