Hills has announced the appointment of James Layton as general manager category management and technical services.

Returning to the Hills’ fold, Layton said he was looking forward to once again working with Hills’ partners, as well as working with the company on its new directions. With more than 20 years in the industry, James experience is second to none and perfectly complements Hills’ security focus and strategic direction.

“We are extremely excited to have James on board,” said Hills CEO & MD, David Lenz. “We have streamlined the business this year and seen some great successes from our focus on the security and ICT portfolios, even in these tough times.

“Having someone of James calibre on board strengths the senior leadership team and provides the business with a strong leader who has considerable industry knowledge – that’s a hard to find asset.”