Graham Ward is Gatic’s new Area Sales Manager.

Gatic Civil Drainage and Gatic Engineered Access Covers, part of Alumasc Water Management Solutions (AWMS), has added to its growing team with the appointment of Graham Ward as Area Sales Manager for the Central Region.

Daniel joins Obart Pumps having set up and run PPS, a pump company that delivers packaged pump stations.

Further strengthening its already impressive sales team Specflue, has appointed Mark Giacone as Area Sales Manager for the Midlands and South Wales.

New business development consultant joins the Giacomini team

Matt Reed has joined Stelrad as Specification Manager for the company in Kent and South London.

Louise Tucker, aged 25, with Simon Blaxill (left)

While Kent Blaxill has a long and prestigious history in Colchester, with over 180 years in business, long-serving employee, Louise Tucker, has just reached her own personal milestone.

Personal Protective and Workwear specialist Supertouch, has appointed Carolyn Coupland as Business Development Manager for the East of England.

Andrew Keating is now UK Aftersales and Marketing Director at Baxi Heating.

As part of new changes to its aftersales structure, Baxi Heating has appointed Marketing Director, Andrew Keating, to the combined role of UK Aftersales and Marketing Director.

Cistermiser-Keraflo has appointed Mark Schlotel as its new Marketing Manager.

Darren Holdsworth has joined Fernox as its Senior Digital Marketing Executive. 

Fernox has appointed Darren Holdsworth as Senior Digital Marketing Executive. 

Salamander Pumps has appointed Adam Brand as National Sales Manager following a successful two years with the business in a National Account Manager role.

Newtown-based MDF profile manufacturer, W.Howard Polyco has appointed Graham Wiblin as its new General Manager. Joining the business with a successful track record in operational management, Graham takes on the role at an exciting time as it continues with expansion and the development of new products.

Knauf Insulation has appointed Vanessa Rae as Marketing Director to develop the brand’s presence as one of the leading providers for mineral wool insulation solutions in Northern Europe.

Hanson Cement has appointed Claire Philliskirk as field Sales Manager of its packed products business.

Jewson has appointed Thierry Dufour as its new Managing Director.

Builders’ merchant Jewson has named Thierry Dufour as its new Managing Director.

Fernox, a chemical water treatment and filter manufacturer, has announced the promotion of Andrew Glaister to the role of National Accounts Manager.

Keyline is delighted to announce the promotion of Emma Ward to Business Development Director, making her Keyline’s first female executive board member.

Draper Tools has announced the appointment of Phil Rowley to the Board of Directors in the role of Sales Director.

Altecnic has appointed Gary Swann as the new Sales Manager for Northern Ireland.

Mark McManus, Stiebel Eltron’s UK Managing Director.

Stiebel Eltron UK is celebrating record growth for the first half of 2017 and has made three major appointments to manage increased demand.

Encon Insulation has appointed Gary Boone as Merchant Area Sales Executive in South West England.

Stair supplier TwoTwenty has announced the appointment of a new Managing Director and Commercial Director. TwoTwenty supplies timber stairs to all of the top 10 builders’ merchants in England.

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and Workwear specialist Supertouch, has appointed Graham Flanders as Business Development Manager for the South West.

Bathroom products specialist and manufacturer, Ultra Finishing has appointed Mike Kidd as a new Regional Development Consultant for the South East of England, bringing a fresh element of sales and customer support to a region of great potential.

Hanson has appointed Paul Lacey as General Manager of its packed products business.

Paul Franklin has joined Stelrad as Specification Manager for the company in the East Midlands.

Altecnic, a UK provider of high-quality heating and plumbing components, has strengthened its nationwide salesforce with the appointment of Graham Heap as its new Area Sales Manager.

Shower enclosure specialist Lakes Bathrooms has appointed Mike Tattam to join its board as the new Sales and Marketing Director.

Birchwood Price Tools (BPT) has announced the arrival of Gary Hutchins as its new Sales Director.

International water treatment specialist, Sentinel, has appointed Gregg Cole to lead the company’s UK residential and commercial businesses in a newly created role.

Gary Clark has joined Hargreaves Foundry Drainage as Technical Sales Manager. 

ASSA ABLOY Access Control, a UK division of ASSA ABLOY, the global leader in door opening solutions, has strengthened its team by appointing a new Regional Sales Manager and Business Development Executive.

National independent plumber’s merchant, Plumbase, has promoted Mark Bradley to the position of Managing Director.

Personal protective equipment (PPE) and workwear specialist, Supertouch, has appointed Paul Tandy as Operations Manager.

Pump and pumping system manufacturer Wilo has appointed two new merchandisers to provide support for merchants and their customers up and down the country.

It is estimated that the UK builders’ and plumbers’ merchants market will see growth of 2% in 2017, compared with 2016, in value terms, according to the latest report ‘Builders and Plumbers Merchants Market Report – UK 2017-2021 Analysis’, which has been published by the AMA Research.

The new Internal Sales Team. L-r: Rachel Edwards, Jade Seabridge, and Vicky Sweeney.

TIMco has extended its customer facing teams by welcoming five new employees including a new position for an existing member of staff.

Alpha Heating Innovation has welcomed three more members to its sales team, with Anne Wraith in the North East, Colin Chappell in the midlands and South Wales and Lee Mumford working in parts of London.

Keyline has announced that Richard Perkins has returned to the business as its new Commercial Director following a move from sister-company BSS, where he had been serving as a Regional Director for the past two years.

Joe Cowan to retire and the board appoints Stephen Murphy as new CEO

Potterton Commercial has strengthened its national sales team with the appointment of two new Area Sales Managers (ASM). Simon Ockenden will be covering the south east and south coast, whilst Adam Handyside will look after customers in Greater London and immediate areas to the north west, west and southwest of the capital.

Insulation manufacturer, Knauf Insulation, has appointed a new product manager to lead the development of its Glass Mineral Wool range.

Picture caption: Ginette Clarke has joined SCA Timber Supply UK as Training and Safety Manager.

SCA Timber Supply UK has appointed Ginette Clarke as its new Training and Safety Manager.

Stelrad has announced the arrival of Neil Jarman as Specification Manager covering the South West region.

InSinkErator, producers of food waste disposers and steaming hot water taps, has appointed Marco Pastore to Product Manager, Europe and Russia.

Fast growing Flame Heating Group has its sights set on further job creation, after increasing its staff count by 80% over the last 12 months.

Left to right: Martin Wood, Sophia Jelaca and Ben Harmar.

Alumasc Water Management Solutions (AWMS) continues to invest in its team with the promotion of Martin Wood to National Key Account Manager, Sophia Jelaca to Area Sales Manager for the central region, and the appointment of Ben Harmar as Area Sales Manager for the South East, South and East London.

Marco Notarnicola has been named as the new product manager for Yale UK, managing its range of smart security products, including Smart Home Alarms, CCTV and Home View cameras.

Following the Company’s announcement in July that it had started the process of identifying a new Chief Executive for its Southern division, Breedon is pleased to announce the appointment of Mike Pearce. Mike is currently Managing Director of the Aggregates division of Aggregate Industries Limited.

Carvers is celebrating in volumes, after six members of its workforce have achieved its 25-year service with the company this year.

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