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.

Gary Deacon

Talis UK has expanded its sales team with the appointment of Gary Deacon as sales director. The company has also opened a new office in Birmingham to house its UK sales team, HR and business support staff.

Jon Phillips is now head of product management at Baxi.

Baxi has boosted its senior team of industry experts with the appointment of Jon Phillips as head of product management.

Ben Richardson and Richard Davies.

Following a continued period of growth, Bosch Commercial and Industrial Heating has added to its expanding sales team with the appointment of two new heating and hot water specialists.

Matt Bradley, national specification manager at Natural Paving Products.

As its commercial offering continues to see growth, Natural Paving Products (UK) has sought out a highly qualified and experienced national specification manager to offer expert advice and a full service for architects, specifiers and planners.

Neil Revill, commercial manager, focusing on the development of the builders’ merchant market.

Concrete and paving specialist, Kilsaran International, has recently appointed two new faces to its nationwide sales team.

Travis Perkins Group has enhanced its property and environment division with five senior management appointments. As part of a five-year growth expansion plan, these appointments signal the ambition of the Group, with a further 20 positions becoming available due to the restructure.

The new members of Xylem’s Domestic Building Services team: (L-r) Mark Hewitt, David Spragg and Neil Warby.

Following the continued demand for building services, Xylem Water Solutions UK has bolstered its national Domestic Building Services (DBS) team with representatives now located throughout the UK.

Graham Hardy

Fakro has appointed Graham Hardy as business development manager.

St Albans-based timber and builders’ merchant Buttle’s has appointed Virginia Dale as financial controller.

Carl Gardner has been appointed as commercial director for Sustainable Building Solutions (SBS), a division of the Travis Perkins Group, to further develop its range of services and expertise.

Pegler Yorkshire management team

Pegler Yorkshire has announced key management changes in order to grow the business domestically and internationally.

Laura Perrett

Wrekin Products has appointed Laura Perrett as geosynthetics account manager.

SCA Timber Supply's quality team in Melton

SCA Timber Supply has appointed a new quality assurance and control team across its three sites.

Buttle’s has appointed Barry Coombes as area sales manager with special responsibility for brick sales.

Aico’s distribution development representatives: Gareth Jones, Daniel Little and Zara Elliott.

Aico has appointed a team of distribution development representatives (DDRs) dedicated exclusively to the plumbing and heating merchant channel.

Acheson & Glover (A&G) has given Peter Turner the position of commercial sales manager – GB Distributors. This is a new role within the company and has come about as a result of the increasing amount of business A&G has been doing with its wide base of merchant customers.

Simon Carpenter has joined Ideal Commercial Boilers in the role of specification manager, expanding the company’s growing team of consultative technical experts.

Pegler Yorkshire has appointed Scott Craig as its new commercial director.

Wavin has appointed two new senior managers at its Chippenham and Doncaster production plants.

Craig Edwards has joined the expanding Fakro sales team as business development manager for North Wales and the North West.

Joseph Holland, technical director at Redring Xpelair Group.

Redring Xpelair Group (RXG) has appointed Joseph Holland as its new technical director.

Ridgeons has appointed Ann Corbyn as the group’s new HR director.

Snows Timber has made two new appointments to its regional sales team covering the south and west of England.

Left to right: Jonathan Earl; Chris Simmons; Jade Dudley; Duncan Reid.

Security specialist Yale has strengthened its trade division with the appointment of four new salespeople.

Simon Ayers has joined TrustMark as its new chief executive, taking over from Alan Slaney who ran the organisation as interim chief executive officer since June 2013. Mr Slaney has now returned to the Board as a non-executive director.

Bond It's new area sales managers

Bond It has made four new appointments to its national sales force with Marc Holliday, Callum Harriette, Eddie Hutchings and Jack Collins as national sales managers.

Bosch Commercial & Industry Heating has appointed two new heating & hot water specialists to its expanding sales team.

To keep up with the strengthening industry, Natural Paving Products has appointed Andy Toovey and promoted Tim Rushton as part of the development of its sales team.

Martin Roberts and Jim Brennan join Wirquin's sales team

Wirquin has extended its sales & marketing team with the appointments of Martin Roberts and Jim Brennan, to meet growing customer demand for its sanitary equipment.

Peter Caplehorn has joined the Construction Products Association as policy director and deputy chief executive.

Matthew Webber has been appointed Plumb and Parts Center’s new regional trading director for Northern England and the East Midlands.

Jack Lomas

Jack Lomas is joining the Howarth Timber & Building Supplies team at its Rochdale-based GreenHouse.

Eryl Jones is now managing director of ASSA ABLOY Security Solutions.

ASSA ABLOY Security Solutions has appointed a new managing director as it announces its decision to focus solely on trade customers.

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