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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