Paul Southin and Mark Braidley join MKM Building Supplies, Sheffield.

The fun has started at MKM Building Supplies Sheffield South with two new signings – one a huge Sheffield Wednesday supporter and the other an avid supporter of Sheffield United.

Philip Jansen, non-executive director at Travis Perkins, is to step down on 23 May because of other business commitments.

Yvonne Wolstenholme brings eight years' experience with F&P Wholesale to her new role as Northern region account manager.

F&P Wholesale has promoted Yvonne Wolstenholme to account manager for the Northern region.

Reflecting its continued progress, Specflue Group has announced two new major appointments.

ADEY believes Mr Sullivan will bring considerable technical knowledge and expertise to the role.

UK manufacturer ADEY Professional Heating Solutions is stepping up operations across its commercial heating system filter range with the appointment of an established industry figure to spearhead this growing part of the business.

Neil Herd joins Tembe DIY's sales team and will be based in the South East.

Neil Herd will be joining Tembe DIY’s sales team.

Mr Balaam joins Kent Blaxill as a brick and block specialist.

Brick specialist Shaun Balaam has joined Kent Blaxill, bringing with him 30 years of experience in the industry.

Richard Bolton is the new product and brand manager for Cistermiser.

Cistermiser has welcomed Richard Bolton to its marketing team as product and brand manager.

Brent Hudson is the new commercial operations manager of Twyford Bathrooms.

Bathroom manufacturer Twyford Bathrooms has appointed Brent Hudson as its commercial operations manager, a new post created as part of the restructure of their commercial team.

Mick Moran, Martin Moran, James McGill, Brendan Moran and Kevin Moran.

On Thursday 14 March, Mick Moran was delighted to present James McGill with a Loyalty and Service Certificate in recognition of his 30 years as an employee of MP Moran & Sons.

Mike MacRae has joined Hanson Formpave as technical sales manager for Scotland.

Neil Emsley is the new managing director of SCA Timber Supply UK.

On Tuesday (12 March), Neil Emsley was appointed managing director of SCA Timber Supply in the UK.

Mark Esling, new business development director of Saint-Gobain PAM UK.

Mark Esling has been appointed as the new business devlopment director of Saint-Gobain PAM UK, part of materials group Saint-Gobain.

Mr Riddell brings a wealth of knowledge to his role at Dunlop Adhesives.

 Dunlop has appointed David Riddell as national account manager to help drive awareness of the Dunlop brand and increase sales with builders’ merchants and tradesmen throughout the UK.

Martin Shields is the new operations director of Talon Manufacturing.

Talon Manufacturing of Gillingham has recently appointed Martin Shields as operations director.

Martyn Bridges will take up the role of chairman of OFTEC in April.

Martyn Bridges, director of marketing and technical support at Worcester, Bosch Group, has been appointed as the new chairman of the Oil Firing Technical Association, OFTEC.

Bob Parker has been appointed sales director for Merriott Radiators.

Merriott Radiators has appointed a new sales director as part of its strategy to achieve number one market positioning.

Adey has expanded its UK sales operation with the appointment of three further area managers to meet demand for its MagnaClean filters.

Rowlinson Timber has appointed Darren Hill as UK sales manager.

Claire Lambert has been promoted from being brand manager to an enhanced role as Brand Director for the Showerwall brand.

Pipe Center and Climate Center have announced the appointment of Carl Jones as regional sales manager, London and the South East. Mr Jones will work across both Pipe Center and Climate Center supporting and adding value to customers through his in-depth technical knowledge.

Steven Pittman has joined Franke Washroom Systems from Methven.

InSinkErator has appointed Ashley Munden to managing director, Europe. Mr Munden was previously the UK sales and marketing director reporting to Joe Ferrara, who is relocating to the USA to take up the role of vice president, international for InSinkErator.

Mike Pentecost.

Ideal Standard International today announced the appointment of Mike Pentecost as marketing director for Ideal Standard in the UK. Mike Pentecost will report to Keith Boad, UK Cluster Business Leader.

Stuart Thomas is Acheson & Glover's (A&G) latest recruit in Great Britain. Mr Thomas joined A&G in December as the new national sales and key account manager bringing with him over 15 years of industry experience. He moves from Aggregate Industries, where we worked in senior sales positions across the business.

Polyseam, developer and manufacturer of an extensive range of sealants and adhesives for the building and construction industries, has appointed Richard Hogan as sales executive for the south of the country.

B&Q has appointed former Vodafone executive Michael Durbridge as 'omnichannel' director.

Beccy Marlow.

The BMF is strengthening its team this month with the addition of two new people. Beccy Marlow joins as office manager at the new Coventry offices, where the BMF is relocating at the beginning of March, as well as PA to managing director, John Newcomb. Richard Jones is the new Southern regional manager. He will be covering six of the BMF regions, visiting members, organising meetings and events, bringing merchants and suppliers together.

The UK Timber Frame Association (UKTFA) has elected Lawrence Young as its chairman, on a two-year tenure.

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