Richard Smart has been appointed as head of business development at Linde.

Linde Material Handling UK has appointed Richard Smart as its new head of business development.

J S Wright - a Birmingham-based mechanical services provider - has appointed David Bradbury as a senior design engineer.

Simon Martin has joined InSinkErator – manufacturer of food waste disposers and steaming hot water taps – as key account manager.

Phil Bonar.

Dewsbury-based Rixonway Kitchens has appointed Phil Bonar as director of merchant sales, to help the company bolster growth in the market.

Martin Walker is the new CEO of Methven UK.

Premium shower and tapware manufacturer Methven has announced the appointment of Martin Walker as the new chief executive officer (CEO) of Methven UK, following the resignation of Steve Lee.

Lecico has appointed Tricia Holmes as its new head of marketing for the UK.

L-r: Charlie Kirby, Charlie McGuire and Kathy Tompkins.

In recognition of the growing demand for larger projects such as social housing and domestic newbuilds, Ideal Bathrooms has extended its contract department which specialises in the handling of larger orders for building project work.

Ideal Boilers has welcomed a new member to its training team. Colin Daly, who is based in Gateshead and joins the team as technical training manager, will manage the northern ‘territory’ covering from Birmingham to Scotland.

Mick Maddams is Wilo's key account manager for the southern region.

Wilo UK has announced the appointment of Mick Maddams as key account manager for the southern region.

Ben Hills has been appointed as Drain Center’s trading director.

Baxi Commercial has appointed Andrew Maclagan as its new managing director.

Peter Johnson has announced that he will retire as managing director of Vicaima at the end of June 2014.

Paul Norton, regional sales director for the industrial sector at BSS Industrial.

BSS Industrial has appointed Paul Norton as its regional sales director for the industrial sector.

Left to right: Richard Meeks and Perry Eyre.

Frank Key Group has welcomed Richard Meeks to its senior management team.

Alexandre Nauf.

Honeywell Life Safety has made some senior appointments within its sensors division.

Keyline has appointed Michael Rees to support and further the growth of its rail business in the North.

A Sektor sales team meeting.

Sektor has formed a national sales force to proactively engage with customers and meet their requirements by providing greater one-on-one support.

Bond It has made two key appointments to its national sales force. Tim Jennings and Lee Allan have both joined the business as area sales managers with responsibility for territories covering South Wales and East Scotland respectively.

Timloc has strengthened its national sales team with the appointment of Mark Murton as sales development manager and Colin Sivyer as London and South East sales executive.

L-r: Paul Yeoman and Colin Sampson.

The Jablite and Styropack board has made two new appointments to its senior leadership teams.

Charlie Hedges has joined Wilo as an area sales manager.

Wilo UK has announced the appointment of Charlie Hedges as area sales manager for the South East.

As a result of continued expansion, Flexseal has appointed Ricky Hasprey to the new role of national sales manager.

Lewis Wiles is the latest recruit to join Keyline.

Keyline has appointed a new sales professional within its rail division to support continued company growth and customer reach.

Polyseam has appointed Peter Gillett and Stuart Rodrigues to the roles of key account manager and retail sales executive, respectively.

Oliver Widdowson has been appointed as head of customer services at Twyford Bathrooms, with the responsibility of managing the internal sales and after-sales teams, reporting to commercial operations director Brent Hudson.

Twyford Bathrooms has appointed Kara Virgo as business support & specification manager, reporting to commercial operations manager Brent Hudson.

Stephen Richardson is now head of marketing for Sustainable Building Solutions.

Stephen Richardson has been appointed as head of marketing for Sustainable Building Solutions (SBS), a division of the Travis Perkins Group, following a successful two years acting as a consultant.

Matt Lowes has joined Howarth Timber and Building Supplies.

Howarth Timber and Building Supplies has welcomed Matt Lowes to the team to drive its new contract sales function, as the firm continues to develop services for its ever-growing customer base.

David Barrett, director of the Renewables Business Unit at Kingspan Environmental.

Kingspan Environmental has appointed a new director of the Renewables Business Unit.

Paul Ricketts has joined Alpha Heating Innovation as a technical sales manager.

Alpha Heating Innovation welcomes Paul Ricketts as a new technical sales manager, covering London and all areas within the M25.

Mike Phillips has been appointed as managing director of MX Group.

Mike Phillips has been appointed as the new managing director of Marleton Cross, which trades as the MX Group from its headquarters in Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire.

Steve Burns is now national sales manager at Select Products.

Steve Burns has been promoted to national sales manager at Select Products.

(L-r): Kris Robinson, Steve Benton, Eleanor Johnson and Rebecca Leam.

Wirquin has appointed four new members of staff to help build brand awareness and stronger relations among original equipment manufacturers, local and national merchants, retailers and distributers.

Max Clarke has joined TIMco as its quality control and health and safety manager.

TIMco has appointed Max Clarke as its new quality control and health and safety manager.

Pauline Morrison has been appointed as specialist product manager at Snows Timber.

Three new appointments have expanded the Snows Timber sales and marketing team.

Two new members have been elected to the Board of the Builders Merchants Federation. Kevin Fenlon of RGB and Nikki Mortimer of GPH Builders Merchants replace two resigning directors, Allan Bartlett of Keith Builders Merchants and Neil Lawrence of Gibbs & Dandy.

Steve D’Arcy has returned to IKO.

Steve D’Arcy has recently returned to IKO as business development manager for its structural waterproofing division.

Richard Carr, newly appointed commercial director at William Sinclair Horticulture.

Richard Carr is set to join William Sinclair Horticulture as commercial director.

Kevin Bohea, commercial director.

Kevin Bohea has joined PIR insulation specialist Recticel as commercial director.

VADO has promoted Iga Mochocka to national specifications manager for Poland.

VADO has promoted Iga Mochocka to national specifications manager for Poland.

Kohler Mira has appointed Liz Hazeldene as managing director with immediate effect, following the recent retirement of Dave Hill.

Having carried out a complete review of its external sales and marketing team, bathroom manufacturer Phoenix has taken the decision to restructure the managing of its UK and Ireland sales force.

ITW Industry has welcomed Jon Hartman as general manager.

Shower enclosure specialist Lakes Bathrooms has appointed two new product designers, Ben Bright and Arthur Valeyev.

BSS Industrial has appointed Stephen Hopson, who joined the company in February, as its new finance director.

Dean Morgan has joined SCA Merchant Services as business development manager for the south west region.

SCA’s Merchant Services has appointed Dean Morgan as business development manager for the south west region.

Scott Pridgeon has been appointed as a sales executive at Howarth Timber and Building Supplies.

Howarth Timber and Building Supplies has appointed Scott Pridgeon as a sales executive to help the firm continue its growth in the Yorkshire and Lincolnshire areas.

John Sinfield has been appointed as chairman of the Construction Products Association.

Knauf Insulation has announced that its managing director of Northern Europe, John Sinfield has been appointed as the new chairman of the Construction Products Association (CPA).

Mark Sullivan has been appointed as head of customer service at Linde.

Material handling company, Linde, has appointed Mark Sullivan as the new head of customer service based in the company’s Basingstoke office.

John Byrne is now heating category manager at F & P Wholesale.

F & P Wholesale has appointed John Byrne as heating category manager.

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