John Lloyd, supply chain and procurement director, SCA Timber Supply.

SCA Timber Supply UK has appointed John Lloyd as group supply chain and procurement director.

Stephen Parker, sales manager at PERI

PERI has announced the appointment of Stephen Parker and Neil Butlin to senior sales roles.

A collective total of 170 years worth of employment has been amassed by six members of staff at Covers Timber and Builders Merchants.

Snows Timber has added to its London & South East regional sales team with the appointment of Chris Geary.

VADO has announced the appointment of Pete Mersh to the position of national sales manager for its specification team.

The Institute of Builders Merchants (IoBM) has appointed two of its governors to the positions of vice president and junior vice president.

MKM Building Supplies has appointed Philip Johns to the position of chief executive officer.

Fraser Toogood is now product manager at Stelrad.

Radiator manufacturer Stelrad has announced the appointment of Fraser Toogood to the position of product manager.

Francis Cunild, managing director and a founding member of Matki, is retiring after 44 years with the company.

Electrorad has announced the appointment of Jamie Fewtrell to the position of field sales executive.

Boiler manufacturer Ravenheat has appointed Mike Maher as area sales manager.

IPG (Independent Plumbing Group) has announced the appointment of two senior members of staff – Stephanie Bolton, as marketing manager, and Kevin Oakes, as director.

Sonia Serne and Sophie Taylor

Bristan Group’s domestic specification division has announced the recent appointment of two business development managers.

The British Woodworking Federation (BWF) has appointed Hannah Mansell as scheme manager for the BWF-CERTIFIRE Fire Door and Doorset Scheme, and as spokesperson for Fire Door Safety Week, which will take place this September.

Balmorals London has announced the appointment of Dawn Rees as commercial manager.

L-r: Chris Peart, David Marshall, Kevin Robertson, David Fogg, Steve Winters

The 175 years’ combined service accrued by five employees at Howarth Timber’s York branch comes in the same year the company celebrates its 175th anniversary.

Russell Malcolm-Stewart is glass operations manager at Kent Blaxill.

Russell Malcolm-Stewart has joined Kent Blaxill in Colchester as glass operations manager as part of a department restructuring.

Elliotts' sales manager Matthew Adlington.

Matthew Adlington has been appointed as Elliotts' sales manager at its head office in Southampton.

The Builders Merchants Federation (BMF) has appointed Dennis Smith as interim membership services director on a consultancy basis. 

Growing demand from builders’ merchants customers has led window manufacturer Crystal Direct to expand its merchant support team.

Paul Maxwell has left Bahco Tools after 15 years to rejoin his former employer, Toolbank, taking over as national accounts sales manager from Dave Rogers.

Experienced heating and plumbing salesperson Craig Scanlon has been appointed Smith’s Fan Convectors regional manager for north London and the South East, covering Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Hampshire, Hertfordshire, Oxfordshire and West Berkshire.

Mike Freeman has joined Talon, manufacturer of specialist plumbing accessories, in the newly appointed position of sales director.

Keyline has appointed Paul Clunn as rail manager south and will be the focal point for Keyline’s customer relationships across the region.

Dean Short, operations director at Snows Timber.

Snows Timber has appointed Dean Short as its new operations director.

Kamlesh Vadukul, sales manager for heating at LG.

Kamlesh Vadukul has joined LG as sales manager for heating with responsibility for building the company’s air source heat pump business.

Four employees of Cawthorne-based Naylor Drainage have clocked up a combined service of 130 years.

James Girling and Kerri Skelton have joined Azpects, based in Ipswich.

Dunlop Adhesives, the specialist manufacturer of tile adhesives, grouts, finishing, decorating and other ancillary products, has strengthened its team with the appointment of John Stewart as area sales manager.

Burdens has recruited four new national account managers.

Burdens has appointed four new national account managers - Richard Mountford, Paul Leversuch, David Stolton and Greg Dunlop – to its team.

Former logistics and supply chain manager Ken Peet has been promoted to supply chain director for Stelrad.

Tony Hildrow has joined Stelrad as southern regional sales director.

Clare Falls, support manager at General Building Plastics.

General Building Plastics (GB Plastics) has appointed Clare Falls to the position of support manager.

As part of its strategy to broaden its product portfolio and continue to grow its presence in the UK, TIMco has appointed Tracy Haynes as regional account manager and Richard Cole as quality control assistant.

Ross Thomas is branch manager of GB Plastics' new store in Oswestry.

General Building Plastics (GB Plastics) has appointed Ross Thomas as branch manager of its new trade counter in Oswestry.

Simon Manasseh has joined Linde Material Handling as managing director of its UK East business.

Linde Material Handling has appointed a new managing director to lead its UK East business.

Graham Aird has joined Geberit as product manager sanitary systems.

Geberit has welcomed a new face to its team, with the appointment of Graham Aird to the role of product manager sanitary systems.

Ricky Roberts and Nick Brock have both recently joined BeA.

BeA, the manufacturer of fastening tools and consumables for the building, timber frame and off-site construction industries, has strengthened its UK sales force to both augment and support its continued success and growth.

L-r: Brian Green, Christopher Vella-Bone, and Linda Phoutthasak.

InSinkErator has appointed two new members to its UK marketing team, to better support retailers with increased marketing materials and activity.

Dan Anson-Hart is among the new staff who have joined Actis.

Increased sales across the UK of Actis’ range of mix and match Hybrid insulation products have sparked a clutch of new appointments for the manufacturer.

Plasson UK has welcomed Colin Baker as its new area sales manager for the North East.

Kevin Sturdy has joined Collier & Catchpole as its new finance director.

Builders’ merchant Collier & Catchpole has appointed Kevin Sturdy as its new finance director.

Olympia Tools has strengthened its sales function with the appointment of a new national sales manager.

Mark Bower will take up the role as commercial director from 1 July.

Snows Timber has seen substantial growth in all areas of its business in the past two years, increasing its annual turnover to £43m and seeing its annual softwood procurement alone rise to around 150,000m3.

Andy Harrington, Merriott’s areas sales manager for the Midlands.

As part of its ongoing commitment to growing its national sales team, commercial heating specialist Merriott has welcomed Andy Harrington as area sales manager for the Midlands.

Richard Poole is manager at Kent Blaxill’s Norwich store.

Richard Poole has joined Kent Blaxill as manager of its Norwich store.

Left to right: Russell Wright, Andy Lever, Raffaela De Vittorio, Christine Chitty, Brent Hudson, Jo Edwards and Mark Larden.

Following the acquisition of Sanitec by Geberit earlier this year, an integration of the two companies Geberit and Twyford Bathrooms in the UK and Ireland is now underway.

Tom Newbold and Dean Martin have both recently joined Natural Paving Products.

As business continues to boom, Natural Paving Products (UK) has strengthened its sales team with the addition of two hard landscaping veterans, bringing its total national sales force to nine.

Ridgeons has appointed Peter Diamant as head of plumbing, heating and sanitaryware. The new role was created to support the delivery of strategic growth in heating and plumbing.

Karen Campbell is Catnic’s new area sales manager for Scotland.

Catnic has welcomed a new member to its team. Karen Campbell has joined the company as area sales manager for Scotland.

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