Jeff Holyoak has been appointed to a senior market management position within the cryogenics arm of Lydall's engineered materials operation.

Mr Holyoak comes to the post with nine years experience in the field of cryogenic vessel manufacturing at Chart Industries, specializing in operations and business management.

Lydall hope the new appointment will allow him to use his knowledge and experience to expand the company's business geographically, increase market share and fuel product innovation.