Bart Murphy

Bart Murphy, Operations Director for MP Moran and Sons Builders and Plumbers Merchants, has been appointed an Industry Ambassador by the Builders Merchant Federation (BMF).

David Cairns

The IPG has announced the appointment of David Cairns as its new Head of Supplier and Commercial Strategy.

Terry Dyson

Specialist engineering and construction insurer HSB Engineering Insurance (HSB) has appointed Terry Dyson as Director of Business Development and Distribution, with immediate effect.

Amanda Flynn and Kerry Parker-Wray

Building Products manufacturer IKO has announced the appointment of Kerry Parker-Wray and Amanda Flynn to the Board of Directors of the UK business.

Wendy Smith and Frank Key Group Managing Director, James Norton

Wendy Smith has worked at Frank Key Group in Daybrook, Nottingham for 20 years.

It is with great sadness that the Mapei Group announces the passing of its President, Giorgio Squinzi, who died in Milan on the evening of 2nd October.

Sianie Stephens and Summaiya Price

Blanco has appointed Sianie Stephens and Summaiya Price to its marketing team.

Andy Dennis

Ideal Standard Group has appointed Andy Dennis as its new Sales Director in the UK.

Dan Clarke

Dan Clarke has joined Norbord in the role of National Sales Manager.

Dave Owen and Katie Sexton

Two of Aggregate Industries’ employees have been recognised for their outstanding achievements and commitment to the minerals extractives industry at this year's Institute of Quarrying (IoQ) Fellow Lunch and Student Awards.

Antonio Linares

Antonio Linares is the new Senior Managing Director for Laufen and the Northern and Central European Roca division.

David Garcia and John Morris

Grant UK has appointed two Renewable Business Development Managers – David Garcia and John Morris – who will provide increased sales support in the renewable market sector.

Rodger Cook and Darren Brown

Donaldson Timber Engineering (DTE) has announced the appointments of Rodger Cook as new Business Development Director for Operations and Darren Brown as General Manager at the Buckhaven site.

Richard Singleton, James Mann and Michael Atkinson

Pasquill is celebrating milestones in the careers of several long-serving colleagues.

Rob Parker

Rob Parker, current Chief Financial Officer, will be appointed as Group CEO effective at the end of the month following the resignation of Matt Williams.

Marco Verdonkschot

Marco Verdonkschot has been appointed Managing Director of Manutan’s Traders Division, which incorporates IronmongeryDirect and ElectricalDirect. The move also sees him joining the Manutan Group Board.

David Bainbridge

David Bainbridge has been promoted to National Specification Sales Director, while four Brand Specialists have been promoted to Specification Managers.

Simon Dickinson and Mark Walker

Simon Dickinson and Mark Walker have joined IBC with responsibility for the Midlands, Wales, North & Scotland regions, and the South region, respectively.

Phil Shotton

SR Timber has bolstered the support it offers to merchants with the appointment of Phil Shotton as its new National Account Manager.

Tom Parker and Krystal Williams

Pavestone has announced appointments in three key positions in its managing team.

Steve Hill and Craig Wilde

Craig Wilde joined the Door & Hardware Federation (DHF) as the new Membership Manager in July, while Steve Hill becomes Training and Compliance Officer.

Zac Payne and his award

Zac Payne has been announced as Engineering Apprentice of the Year (Final Year) for the Southern Region during the Make UK Manufacturing Awards ceremony held at Aerospace Bristol.

Matthew Bellin and Jamie McDonnell

Recruited as part of the W.Howard’s commitment to supporting the next generation, Jamie McDonnell and Matthew Bellin have joined the group within its Logistics and Business Support teams, respectively.

Rebecca Williams

Rebecca Williams has joined the successful Stelrad Radiators Brand Specialists team looking after the company’s busy Midlands territory.

paul mallinson

Door distributor JB Kind has appointed a new Regional Sales Manager to its team. Paul Mallinson joined the company in August and will be responsible for sales in London and the South-East.

Pete Riding

Pete Riding has joined Bradfords as Commercial Category Director to help deliver the company’s Customer-Focused Commercial Proposition.

Terry O’Hare

Permaroof has appointed Terry O’Hare to its sales team in line with its ambitious expansion plans.

Dr Nina Cardinal

Dr Nina Cardinal has joined Hanson Cement as its new National Technical Manager.

Keeley Haines has been promoted to the position of National Sales Manager for manufacturer Kudos Shower Products Ltd.

Horst W. Garbrecht

Horst W. Garbrecht has been appointed as Chief Operating Officer in Europe for the parent company of Metabo and HiKOKI, KOKI Holdings.

Steve Clutterbuck

Digby Stone has appointed Steve Clutterbuck as its new experienced Area Business Manager to help their customers grow their sales.

Darren Checksfield and Brian Downes

Aggregate Industries has further strengthened its Major Projects team with the appointment of an additional Director, in order to increase customer focus as the company continues to deliver on some of the UK’s biggest infrastructure projects.

Ben Hodson has appointed Ben Hodson as its new Marketing Director to help take the brand to the next level.

John Tilburn

Domus Ventilation, part of the Polypipe group, has further expanded its specification team with the appointment of John Tilburn as Specification Sales Manager.

Libby Koehn

Kerridge Commercial Systems (KCS) has announced that Libby Koehn has been appointed Chief Product Officer (CPO).

Craig Newman

Craig Newman has joined CCF as National Sales Director to help deliver the company’s Completely Customer Focused service proposition.

Brett Baxter

Heating products manufacturer Stiebel Eltron UK has expanded its team with the appointment of Brett Baxter as Regional Specification Manager for the North West.

Natalie Paley

Coram UK has recruited retail sales specialist Natalie Paley into the new role of National Sales Manager, as it announces the creation of a new customer-focused retail sales division.

George Emms (left) welcomes Paul Neal

Paul Neal has joined Wilsonart UK in Shildon, County Durham, as a new Senior Project Manager, working with the company’s growing specification team.

Drake Meikle

The Siltbuster Group, the UK’s leading water treatment specialist, has announced two strategic hires in Scotland, as it looks to grow its presence within the country.

Damascus Msumba and Clare Hasprey-Young

Conex Bänninger has appointed Damascus Msumba and Clare Hasprey-Young to its UK and Ireland sales team.

Nigel Boothby

Construction materials supplier SIG Distribution has appointed Nigel Boothby as Health, Safety and Environment Manager.

Darren Bailey

International bathroom manufacturer VitrA has expanded its UK sales team with the appointment of Darren Bailey as Area Sales Manager for the Midlands.

Jonathan Parsons

Marmox, the supplier of waterproofing, wetroom and insulation solutions, has appointed Jonathan Parsons as its new National Sales Manager.

Jodan Trench

Scott Parnell Water Management has promoted Jordan Trench to the role of Estimator at the company.

Phil Ball

The aircrete manufacturer H+H has announced the appointment of Phil Ball as Operations Director.

HiB has announced the appointment of quality assurance manager Neil Whitehead as part of its continued drive to uphold the highest standards of product quality.

Breedon Group plc has appointed Nigel Clamp as Group Head of Health, Safety and Environment.

Flex-R is increasing its capacity to work with merchants to showcase its range of products to contractors with the appointment of Emma Butterworth-Day.

Plumbase has appointed John Cooper to the position of Northern Operations and Sales Manager for its Spares division.

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