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.

Justin Dubiel, kitchens and bathrooms manager, Elliotts.

Justin Dubiel has been appointed as Elliotts’ kitchens and bathrooms manager. It comes as the firm unveils ambitious plans to double its turnover from this part of the business over the next few years.

Plumbing Trade Supplies (PTS), part of the plumbing and heating division of the Travis Perkins Group, has introduced Matthew Mycock as its new managing director.

Mike Gillett, national sales manager at Carl Kammerling International.

Carl Kammerling International has appointed a new national sales manager to oversee the UK/Ireland field sales team.

Neil Duerden and Jennifer Gill have recently joined Gorilla Glue UK.

Gorilla Glue UK has expanded its team with the appointment of two senior employees.

Radiator manufacturer Stelrad Radiators has promoted its product manager, Chris Harvey, to the position of marketing manager.

Peter Woods has joined Climate Center as technical services manager to further develop the business’ capabilities and offer customers an even better service.

Nick Richards, head of marketing at Wirquin.

Wirquin has appointed Nick Richards as its new head of marketing.

Giles Owen, head of customer services, Bristan.

Giles Owen has joined Bristan as head of customer services having previously run contact centres for BT, Carphone Warehouse, Talk Talk, Microfsoft and XBoxheld.

Mark Allen has been appointed product director at Toolbank, the tools and hardware distributor.

Kent Blaxill has appointed Dan Ruegg as protective coatings specialist.

Built asset and design consultancy EC Harris has added Paul Adams to its automotive division.

Billy Wright and Chris Moralee.

Bradford-based merchant Taylor’s Timber Centre has strengthened its management team with the appointment of two key players: new depot manager Billy Wright, and sales executive Chris Moralee.

Sarah Massey is one of three new area sales managers at Phoenix.

Phoenix has appointed three new area sales managers.

Scott McMurray has stepped into the role of commercial sales manager at Flexseal.

Piers d’Orgée has joined Blue Rock Systems as its internal account manager.

Harmer Drainage has appointed Steve Mascall as national sales manager for its new Harmer civil drainage division.

Paul Macpherson, sales and marketing director, Terex Construction.

Terex Construction has appointed Paul Macpherson to the role of sales and marketing director for its UK facility in Coventry.

Steve McDonald, business development manager at Ideal Commercial Boilers.

Steve McDonald has joined Ideal Commercial Boilers as business development manager.

Pritesh Patel, national technical manager, Penter.

Penter, the paving brand of Wienerberger, has appointed Pritesh Patel as its new national technical manager.

Eddy Haslam is national technical and sales manager at Jet Cox.

Jet Cox has appointed Eddy Haslam to the position of national technical and sales manager.

Neil Taylor, managing director at Grange.

Decorative garden structures and fencing company Grange has appointed Neil Taylor as its new managing director. This follows the retirement of Duncan Hill.

Ros Heron has been appointed as quality assurance and environmental manager at SCA.

SCA has announced a number of personnel changes to its UK timber supply operation.

Mark Larden is now managing director for the integrated companies of Geberit and Twyford in the UK / Ireland.

On 3 February, 2015 the fulfilment of all conditions for the acquisition of the Sanitec Group by Geberit was announced.

Richard Henshaw, regional sales executive at Timloc.

Timloc has welcomed new regional sales executive Richard Henshaw to the team to help support the company’s growing success.

Mike Bradley joins Fernox.

Fernox has appointed Mike Bradley as its new business development manager in the North West region.

Bristan Group has announced the appointment of three new commercial business development managers as part of the continuing growth of its commercial division.

Hot on the heels of its management buyout, JB Kind has recruited an experienced operations manager to oversee the firm's warehousing logistics.

Kevin Pryke has joined East Anglian buildings supplies company Kent Blaxill as finance director.

Pland Stainless has appointed Chris Davies as sales manager for Scotland, Ireland and Northern England.

David Walsh, head of exports at VADO.

VADO has announced new division heads for its UK retail and export sales arms of the business.

Following a period of expansion, Tamworth-based company Strongs Plastics Products has appointed Bob Holt as sales manager.

Samac Fixings, the Essex-based nail and fixings distributor, has appointed James Stephens and Angie Mepham to its board of directors.

Worcester, Bosch Group has appointed Jon Wheeler as its new training manager.

Sophie Twiggs, key accounts manager for F & P.

F & P has appointed Sophie Twiggs as key accounts manager for the central region.

Gavin Williams is marketing manager at Hamilton Litestat.

Hamilton Litestat has strengthened its team with the appointment of Gavin Williams as marketing manager.

As part of Astracast’s ongoing plans, Lisa Vallance has been appointed to the position of regional development manager for Yorkshire and the North East.

TIMco has appointed two new area sales managers to further support its growing customer base and to service the demand for its increasing range of products.

Norman Piette in Guernsey has appointed Paul Rogers as managing director.

Simon Gibson joins Wrekin Products as technical director, with more than 10 years' experience in research, innovative design, product development, international project management and pioneering new methods of working.

Martyn Andreoli, southern regional sales manager at Saniflo.

Saniflo UK has restructured its external sales team from being county-based to being postcode based, bringing the team in line with the Saniflo service department and the company’s major customers.

Pegler Yorkshire has appointed two new market managers to its internal marketing team.

Richard Stewart, regional sales and operations manager.

Richard Stewart is heading up the Scottish expansion for Wrekin Products in a newly created role of regional sales and operations manager.

John Brandon with Charlotte Hancock.

Howarth Timber and Building Supplies is continuing to invest in its workforce following the appointment of Charlotte Hancock to external sales executive.

Stuart Lorne has recently joined Barwood Products.

Following a successful year in 2014, Barwood Products has now appointed a new member to the team to further bolster the sales effort and to develop new opportunities for the company’s range of inclusive bathroom products.

Jewson has appointed 50 new management trainees as part of its focus to bring new talent into the business.

Trainees reviewing aggregates.

A new cohort of trainees has started at CEMEX UK, bringing young people and new talent into the construction and building materials industry.

Tony Atlee, branch manager of Collier & Catchpole’s Colchester branch.

East Anglian-based builders’ merchant Collier & Catchpole has recruited Tony Atlee as its new branch manager of the Colchester yard.

Andy Holmes, manager of Gibbs & Dandy’s Huddersfield branch.

With more than 25 years of experience, Gibbs & Dandy’s Huddersfield branch is in knowledgeable hands following the appointment of Andy Holmes as the new manager.

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