L to r, front row - Kevin Eagle, Malcolm Nash, Amanda Smith, Graham Chapman and Paul Coulson. Back row - Johnnie Sam, Gary Feeney, Adrian Westwood and Gordon Ridgeon.

Ridgeons recently welcomed nine employees to its esteemed ‘25 Club’ in recognition of their continued service. The new additions joined existing members for the Club’s annual dinner held at Chesterford Research Park, near Cambridge.

Yale has expanded its team.

Following significant growth over recent months, security specialist Yale is investing in the future of the sector with the appointment of two new team members.

Colin Bland, northern regional sales manager at Saniflo.

Following the recent appointment of a southern regional field sales manager, Saniflo UK is further strengthening the team with the appointment of Colin Bland as northern regional field sales manager responsible for a team of four sales managers.

Sabine Mané has been promoted to the position of head of marketing at Twyford, from her previous role as trade marketing manager.

Stewart Milne Timber Systems has welcomed a new manufacturing director as the company continues to grow.

Greg Dunn.

Leeds-based bathroom manufacturer Phoenix Inspirational Bathrooms has appointed two new area sales managers.

Neil Overton is trade sales director for Great Britain at Kingspan Environmental.

Kingspan Environmental has announced the appointment of Neil Overton as trade sales director for Great Britain.

Sam Forster-Spira and Sophie Edwards.

MRA Marketing has moved to larger premises to accommodate a bigger team, which has seen four new starters join since June.

John Walker is industrial key account director at BSS Industrial.

BSS Industrial is continuing to invest in the expertise and support it provides to clients working in industrial markets through the appointment of John Walker as its new industrial key account director.

David Ward is the new national sales manager at Heatline.

Heatline Radiators has appointed David Ward as national sales manager and Bruce Sweeney as northern regional sales manager.

Dave Bentley has been appointed as the new national president of the Federation of Master Builders (FMB).

Mark Mitchell has been appointed as national account manager at TIMco.

TIMco has appointed Mark Mitchell as its new national account manager.

Seamus Kearns has joined Wrekin Products as director of regional sales for the south.

Reliance Water Controls has appointed Cole Greenwood as regional sales manager (home counties and west), and Garth Walsh as product manager (Ireland) to its strong sales team.

Andy Dennis, country manager for Monier Redland UK.

Andy Dennis has been appointed country manager for Monier Redland UK.

Brent Hudson will now have full responsibility for Twyford in the UK and Ireland as its head.

J Rotherham has expanded its workforce by adding sales specialist Mike Dixon to its team.

Mike Porter and Chris Dawson.

Brett Martin Plumbing & Drainage has appointed Chris Dawson as sales director to add further strength and expertise to the sales team.

L-r: Ben Beatson, Chris Sykes, Andrew Ritchie, Russell Edwards, Sarah Hazeldine and Laura Diana Ciurdariu.

Six new members of staff have begun work at coupling manufacturer Flexseal during the summer months.

Jim Boyce has joined Intergas Heating as sales director.

Intergas Heating has appointed Jim Boyce as the company’s new sales director. Formerly sales director of Main Boilers, Mr Boyce joins the team on 13 October.

Builders' Merchant Company Ltd, the North Lincolnshire-based independent builders’ merchant, has promoted its commercial director Duncan Thomson to managing director.

Lavinia Dowson has recently joined Natural Paving Products.

Celebrating its 10th year of trading, Natural Paving Products (UK) reports that business is stronger than ever; and to support its continual growth has appointed Lavinia Dowson as a new member of the Northern sales team.

Norman Tenray with outgoing president Malcolm Clarke.

OBAS Group’s chief executive officer Norman Tenray has become the president of the North & Western Lancashire Chamber of Commerce, at its 98th Annual General Meeting on 22 September 2014.

John Walton, business development manager, FAKRO.

As part of its sales team expansion, Fakro has appointed John Walton as business development manager covering an area from Cambridgeshire to West London.

Martyn Andreoli is southern regional field sales manager at Saniflo.

Saniflo UK has welcomed Martyn Andreoli to the post of southern regional field sales manager. Mr Andreoli, who is responsible for a team of four, joined the company in May and has since set about getting to grips with the Saniflo culture, products and customers.

In a move that will strengthen the company’s commercial structure, Supreme Concrete has appointed Ex-FMCG sales specialist Tim Wright to the position of sales director.

Horstmann’s new appointments: Jamie Mahoney (left) and Rory Goddard.

Horstmann has added two new area sales managers to its UK sales team.

Tanya Griffiths has been appointed as area sales manager for the North West at TIMco.

TIMco has appointed two new sales managers, Tanya Griffiths and John Gregson. The appointments come shortly after the company reported an increase in turnover to £16.1m and announced plans to reinvest back into its staff and business.

Chandlers Building Supplies has appointed Sue Knight as a non-executive director.

Hayley Fagan is showroom development manager at IDS.

There are two new faces at International Decorative Services (IDS).

Roy Wakeman, executive chairman of The Performance Timber Products Group.

Roy Wakeman, OBE, executive chairman of The Performance Timber Products Group (PTPG) has announced that Joe Martoccia, currently commercial director of Ultraframe (UK), will join PTPG as chief executive officer (CEO). His appointment will take effect from 15 December, 2014.

Rob Giles, senior product manager at Grange.

Decorative garden structures and fencing expert, Grange has appointed Rob Giles as senior product manager. The newly created role reports to sales and marketing manager Richard Bennett and sees Mr Giles take charge of market analysis and new product development across the company’s whole range and via all channels to market.

LB Roof Windows has strengthened its sales team with the addition of Karen Overton and Ana Pilling. The pair joined shortly after the company announced a 30% increase over the first six months.

Simon Thurman has been promoted to group procurement manager.

The growth of SCA Timber Supply UK has resulted in several new appointments.

John Tate, technical project engineer at Fernox.

Fernox has appointed John Tate as technical project engineer. An experienced mechanical engineer and designer, Mr Tate will now have a central role in the company’s comprehensive product development programme.

Seventeen-year-old Jordan Henderson has secured a full-time career as stock controller at GPH Builders Merchants, after a part-time job helping his father.

Keyline has appointed a senior manager to continue the next phase of growth within its utilities division. John Oakes joins as national sales office manager for utilities.

Lee Piper is business development manager at HOPPE

HOPPE UK has appointed Lee Piper as business development manager for the South of England.

Lyndon Clack

Lyndon Clack has joined Fakro following a 28-year career in the building industry.

Staff at Rixonway Kitchens in Dewsbury are celebrating their many years of service with the company.

Michael Thomson

Bosch Commercial and Industrial Heating has appointed Michael Thomson as commercial technical manager for the Scotland and Cumbria areas.

Harry Henderson is quality systems manager at Bracknell

Harry Henderson is the newly appointed quality systems manager at Bracknell Roofing.

Paul Hawkins.

Baxi Commercial has expanded its sales team by appointing three new area sales managers.

David Taylor

David Taylor has been appointed as operations director for Stelrad Radiators.

Adam Austin, head of sales at Drakes Plumbing Supplies.

Drakes Plumbing Supplies has appointed Adam Austin as its new head of sales.

Shelley Frost is head of sustainability at Aggregate Industries

Aggregate Industries has appointed Shelley Frost as its new head of sustainability.

Cast iron drainage manufacturer and distributor Hargreaves Drainage has appointed a new national sales manager.

ELCO UK, formerly MHS Boilers, has appointed Gavin Watson as its new sales director. He will be responsible for the nationwide sales team and further development of the commercial range of heating, hot water and renewable products.

Rod Slater

Deco-Pak has appointed Rod Slater as general manager in time for its 10th anniversary at Glee this September.

Steve Peet is Frese's new regional sales manager

Frese has appointed Steve Peet as regional sales manager for London and the South East.

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