Paul Hanrahan has joined Vexo International as managing director.

Airius has strengthened its senior management team with two new appointments.

Water treatment manufacturer Fernox has appointed Simon Kirk as global product manager.

National energy efficiency solutions company Anesco has appointed Nick Painter as sales manager, working across its ESCO and biomass services.

Left to right: Vicky March, Tim Rowbottom, Nadine Gray, Bradley Aldous, Billie Saunders, Phil Hawkes, and Nina Royle.

East Anglian builders’ merchant Collier & Catchpole has taken on three apprentices this summer.

L-r: Lance Blackburn and Bryan Marland.

Following a sustained period of growth, Bosch Commercial and Industrial Heating, has boosted its sales presence in the commercial heating sector with two new appointments.

IBC has appointed Marc Coulson as its new national sales manager.

Methven has appointed David Banfield as its new group chief executive officer (CEO), effective from January 2014.

Richard Jubb has joined Sentinel’s trade support team.

Sentinel has welcomed Richard Jubb to its trade support team.

Noel Riley is Hansgrohe UK's new marketing manager.

With immediate effect, Noel Riley has joined the Hansgrohe UK head office team as marketing manager.

Electrical wholesaler Newey & Eyre has strengthened its senior team with a hat-trick of appointments as part of a major corporate restructure.

Mike Skivington.

Fernox has recently welcomed two new members to its growing sales team. Mike Skivington will be joining as area sales manager for London and Susanna Shrubsole as area sales manager for the north west of England.

Steve Tarrant has been appointed as commercial director at F & P Wholesale.

F & P Wholesale has appointed Steve Tarrant as commercial director.

L-r: Roger Tricker and Jasper Smathers.

East Anglian builders’ merchant Collier & Catchpole has appointed Jasper Smathers as its new branch manager of the Ipswich yard.

L to r: Ridgeons director Gordon Ridgeon and Jeff Turner.

Ridgeons has bid a fond farewell to one of its longest serving employees Jeff Turner, who retired from the Snettisham branch after 50 years in the industry.

Wavin has appointed Brent Nicholls as managing director – south west Europe.

Brent Nicholls has been appointed as managing director – south west Europe of Wavin, a supplier of water management, plumbing and drainage systems.

Simon McArdle has been appointed as marketing director at William Sinclair Horticulture.

William Sinclair Horticulture has appointed Simon McArdle as its new marketing director.

Andrew Francis, general sales manager for Norbord.

Norbord has adopted a new sales structure to optimise customer service and ensure that all markets are covered in the most efficient, dedicated way possible.

Carolyn Boyd has been appointed as project manager at Jablite.

Carolyn Boyd has joined the sales team at Jablite as a project manager.

Sabine Tawfik has been promoted to trade marketing manager (UK and Ireland) at Twyford Bathrooms.

Twyford Bathrooms has promoted its showering and exhibitions manager, Sabine Tawfik to trade marketing manager (UK and Ireland).

John Moran has been appointed as UK sales and marketing director at Ferroli.

Ferroli has appointed John Moran as the company’s UK sales and marketing director to lead the domestic sales force.

Steve Crompton.

Sektor, CCF’s partitioning, doors, and fixings brand, has appointed Noel Robinson as its technical and training manager and Steve Crompton as sales director.

Iain Belcher has eight years' experience within the tiling industry.

Following a period of investment and growth, Dunlop Adhesives has recruited Iain Belcher as its new national account manager.

Westbury Filtermation has recently appointed Alan Moles to the role of projects director.

Lance Corfield has been promoted to GROHE’s regional specification manager.

Chris Deacon has been appointed as technical sales manager for East Anglia at Alpha Heating Innovation.

Chris Deacon has joined Alpha Heating Innovation as technical sales manager for East Anglia.

Howard Leonard has joined Ariston as area sales manager for the Home Counties and North London.

Ariston Thermo UK has appointed Howard Leonard as area sales manager for the Home Counties and North London.

Owlett-Jaton has restructured its sales and commercial teams with the appointment of Tony Williams as national sales manager and Andy Connor as national commercial manager. The changes align with the company’s plans to strengthen the business offer and product portfolio.

Dan Merkel has been appointed as area sales manager for the South West at Quinn Radiators.

Quinn Radiators has recently appointed a new area sales manager for its work in the South West region of England.

AkzoNobel Decorative Coatings is the latest DIY sector company to join the British Home Enhancement Trade Association (BHETA).

Simon Perkins has been appointed as trade marketing executive at Hamilton.

Hamilton has appointed Simon Perkins to the new position of trade marketing executive responsible for liaising with customers regarding their point of sale (POS), merchandising, promotional and product training requirements.

Water conditioning and system protection specialist Spirotech has strengthened its UK team with the appointment of Fran Smith as merchant support representative.

Marcus Maher has been appointed as area sales manager at Hamilton.

Hamilton has appointed Marcus Maher as its new area sales manager.

Expanding SCA Timber Supply has made a number of new senior appointments over the summer.

Liz Brown has joined Duravit as sales and marketing support executive.

Liz Brown has been appointed as sales and marketing support executive at Duravit.

Tom Zarb from De Montfort University will be spending a year with Pochin as part of his degree.

Business and marketing student, Tom Zarb, has joined Pochin, the East Midlands plumbing and heating trade supplier and bathroom retailer.

Ken Munro has been appointed as director of strategic development and sales at Superglass Holdings.

Superglass Holdings has appointed Ken Munro as director of strategic development and sales.

Janine Scarff has been appointed as painting and decorating representative for the Colchester, Sudbury and Braintree areas.

Janine Scarff has joined Kent Blaxill as painting and decorating representative for the Colchester, Sudbury and Braintree areas.

bcg has welcomed Darran Rickards as its new managing director.

Mark Bradley, Stelrad's new business development manager.

Mark Bradley has joined radiator manufacturer Stelrad as the company’s new business development manager for Yorkshire.

Pete Murphy has been appointed as managing director designate at Isuzu Truck (UK).

Isuzu Motors has announced the successor to Nikki King as managing director of Isuzu Truck (UK).

iflo has appointed Steve MacDavid as merchant own brand director to propel awareness through his extensive knowledge of building brands within competitive markets.

Howard Luft, managing director of CCF, has been appointed to the board of the Association of Interior Specialists.

Howard Luft, managing director of CCF, has been appointed to the board of the Association of Interior Specialists (AIS).

Tony Greavett, group property and development director at Ridgeons, has retired after more than 40 years with the group.

Jablite has appointed Tony McNeally as head of UK sales.

Sika has appointed Mike Waller and Karen Campbell as area sales managers.

Sika has appointed Mike Waller as the new area sales manager for North London, Essex, Suffolk, Norwich, Hertfordshire and Cambridgeshire and Karen Campbell as area sales manager for Scotland, Cumbria and Northumberland.

Acheson & Glover (A&G), manufacturer of premium hard landscaping and pre-cast concrete products, has recently made two additional appointments to its Great Britain (GB) sales team.

Precision Timber Handrails (PTH), the bespoke handrail and woodwork service from UK firm Clive Durose, has appointed Jenna Denson to head up its expanding operation.

Chris Blantern, 54, is the new chairman of the Prefabricated Access Suppliers’ And Manufacturers’ Association (PASMA), the trade body representing the mobile access tower industry.

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