On board: Stewart Pierce.

Pierce and Thompstone join BMF board

Published:  26 April, 2011

LONDON: Stewart Pierce, the financial director of Parker Building Supplies and Stephen Thompstone, managing director of Buildbase, have been elected as board directors of the Builders' Merchants Federation. Both men will serve until 2014.

Dennis Smith, managing director of Bradfords Building Supplies and Andy Williamson, sales director of IKO, will be stepping down following the 2 June meeting. Both men will have served their maximum two terms.

A replacement for honorary treasurer Bryan Eccles, who also steps down this year, has not yet been found. The BMF board for the next 12 months, so far, comprises:

Terry Parker – BMF chairman.

Allan Bartlett – elected director – Keith Building Supplies.

Paul Hetherington – elected director – Alumasc.

Neil Lawrence – elected director – Jewson.

Chris Pateman – managing director.

Stewart Pierce – elected director – Parker Building Supplies.

Stephen Thompstone – elected director – Grafton Merchanting.

Peter Matthews – secretary.

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