Barry Wood rejoins BLC as business development manager in Asia. Based in Shanghai, Wood will be involved in a wide range of consulting, product inspections and testing services, working closely with BLC-FYT Hai Ning Leather Test Centre, BLC’s testing partner in China.

He will provide a vital link in this complex and developing market, ensuring that BLC is able to offer additional support and further develop new and existing relationships throughout the leather supply chain.

Commenting on the new appointment, Adam Hughes, sales director at BLC said: ‘We are delighted to welcome Barry back into the team at BLC, where his extensive knowledge and experience will add a further dimension to the services BLC offers to its customers around the world.’