Mike Freeman has joined Talon, manufacturer of specialist plumbing accessories, in the newly appointed position of sales director.

Keyline has appointed Paul Clunn as rail manager south and will be the focal point for Keyline’s customer relationships across the region.

Dean Short, operations director at Snows Timber.

Snows Timber has appointed Dean Short as its new operations director.

Kamlesh Vadukul, sales manager for heating at LG.

Kamlesh Vadukul has joined LG as sales manager for heating with responsibility for building the company’s air source heat pump business.

Four employees of Cawthorne-based Naylor Drainage have clocked up a combined service of 130 years.

James Girling and Kerri Skelton have joined Azpects, based in Ipswich.

Dunlop Adhesives, the specialist manufacturer of tile adhesives, grouts, finishing, decorating and other ancillary products, has strengthened its team with the appointment of John Stewart as area sales manager.

Burdens has recruited four new national account managers.

Burdens has appointed four new national account managers - Richard Mountford, Paul Leversuch, David Stolton and Greg Dunlop – to its team.

Former logistics and supply chain manager Ken Peet has been promoted to supply chain director for Stelrad.

Tony Hildrow has joined Stelrad as southern regional sales director.

Clare Falls, support manager at General Building Plastics.

General Building Plastics (GB Plastics) has appointed Clare Falls to the position of support manager.

As part of its strategy to broaden its product portfolio and continue to grow its presence in the UK, TIMco has appointed Tracy Haynes as regional account manager and Richard Cole as quality control assistant.

Ross Thomas is branch manager of GB Plastics' new store in Oswestry.

General Building Plastics (GB Plastics) has appointed Ross Thomas as branch manager of its new trade counter in Oswestry.

Simon Manasseh has joined Linde Material Handling as managing director of its UK East business.

Linde Material Handling has appointed a new managing director to lead its UK East business.

Graham Aird has joined Geberit as product manager sanitary systems.

Geberit has welcomed a new face to its team, with the appointment of Graham Aird to the role of product manager sanitary systems.

Ricky Roberts and Nick Brock have both recently joined BeA.

BeA, the manufacturer of fastening tools and consumables for the building, timber frame and off-site construction industries, has strengthened its UK sales force to both augment and support its continued success and growth.

L-r: Brian Green, Christopher Vella-Bone, and Linda Phoutthasak.

InSinkErator has appointed two new members to its UK marketing team, to better support retailers with increased marketing materials and activity.

Dan Anson-Hart is among the new staff who have joined Actis.

Increased sales across the UK of Actis’ range of mix and match Hybrid insulation products have sparked a clutch of new appointments for the manufacturer.

Plasson UK has welcomed Colin Baker as its new area sales manager for the North East.

Kevin Sturdy has joined Collier & Catchpole as its new finance director.

Builders’ merchant Collier & Catchpole has appointed Kevin Sturdy as its new finance director.

Olympia Tools has strengthened its sales function with the appointment of a new national sales manager.

Mark Bower will take up the role as commercial director from 1 July.

Snows Timber has seen substantial growth in all areas of its business in the past two years, increasing its annual turnover to £43m and seeing its annual softwood procurement alone rise to around 150,000m3.

Andy Harrington, Merriott’s areas sales manager for the Midlands.

As part of its ongoing commitment to growing its national sales team, commercial heating specialist Merriott has welcomed Andy Harrington as area sales manager for the Midlands.

Richard Poole is manager at Kent Blaxill’s Norwich store.

Richard Poole has joined Kent Blaxill as manager of its Norwich store.

Left to right: Russell Wright, Andy Lever, Raffaela De Vittorio, Christine Chitty, Brent Hudson, Jo Edwards and Mark Larden.

Following the acquisition of Sanitec by Geberit earlier this year, an integration of the two companies Geberit and Twyford Bathrooms in the UK and Ireland is now underway.

Tom Newbold and Dean Martin have both recently joined Natural Paving Products.

As business continues to boom, Natural Paving Products (UK) has strengthened its sales team with the addition of two hard landscaping veterans, bringing its total national sales force to nine.

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.

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