It’s all change for two Shropshire managers who have swapped roles at a family-owned builders’ merchant after a total of 50 years’ combined service.

ERA, the home security expert, has expanded its team with the appointment of Kevin Spencer as its new Smartware Product Manager.

CCF, a insulation and interior building products distributor, has pledged to provide even more dedicated support for all customers through the expansion of its national sales team.

JG Speedfit has promoted Nigel Sanger to the newly created role of Divisional Director, Speedfit Technical Support.

Robert Cairns has joined the Stelrad Brand Specialists team responsible for the North West of the England.

Martin Neale has joined Gatic as its new Sales Director.

Gatic Civil Drainage, part of Alumasc Water Management Solutions (AWMS), boosts its growing team with the appointment of Martin Neale as its new Sales Director.

Sophie Dale and Tom Nicholls are the latest new additions to the Yale team, with Sophie assisting the marketing team and Tom taking on responsibilities within the Smart Living sector.

Roof tile manufacturer Russell Roof Tiles has taken on its first two Graduate Trainees in Operations Management at its Scottish factory, near Lochmaben.

Responding to continued business growth Marley Alutec has expanded operations at its Bedford headquarters. The company has also announced the appointments of Kevin Stanley, Don Roche and Leigh-Anne Copeland as well as the return of Marketing Communications Manager Ivona Nicol from maternity leave.

Tobermore has appointed Richard Wardle for the new role of National Sales Manager for the merchant side of the business.

Worcester, Bosch Group has strengthened its support for the emerging connected appliances market by appointing a dedicated Controls & Connectivity team within its award-winning Technical Support department.

Ideal Bathrooms have appointed Steve Heney as Head of Sales. Steve is responsible for a team of 12 Area Sales Managers in the external sales force.

Robert Beagley has been appointed by Saniflo as the new Area Sales Manager for Scotland.

Leading manufacturer of industrial trucks, Linde Material Handling, has announced that Max Sammartano has been appointed as general manager of the Northern Europe and South Africa region, including the UK, Scandinavia and Sub-Saharan Africa markets.

The W.Howard Group has announced Paul McKenna as the new Managing Director for its Kildare site. The appointment comes just eight months after the business acquired the Irish operation, formerly known as Balcas Kildare.

HiB has announced the promotion of two of its longest serving employees to directors.

Katherine Leggett has joined Keyline in Kirby, Ashfield as an Assistant Branch Manager following her successful completion of a two-year apprenticeship scheme at sister company BSS Industrial.

Fibo’s new starter, Regional Account Manager, Tim Cozens.

Fibo has expanded its UK sales team with the appointment of Regional Account Manager, Tim Cozens.

Elliotts, the south’s leading independent supplier of building products for the trade and public, has appointed a new Civils and Landscaping Product Manager.

Stiebel Eltron UK has expanded its team following a year of strong growth with the appointment of Andrew Buttree as UK Key Account Manager for the merchants.

Katherine Leggett has joined Keyline in Kirby, Ashfield as an Assistant Branch Manager following her completion of a two-year apprenticeship scheme at sister company BSS Industrial.

David Cutter has joined sanitary equipment specialist, Wirquin as the new Specification Manager for Scotland and the North East of England.

Kidde Safety Europe has announced the retirement of Managing Director Andy Burnett. Previous UK Sales Director Freddie Collins succeeds him as Managing Director.

Sika has appointed Paul Schuler, currently Regional Manager Europe Middle East Africa (EMEA), as Chief Executive Officer after succeeding Jan Jenisch.

Andy McMahon has joined builders’ merchant, Collier & Catchpole, bringing with him over 11 years’ experience in sales and product management for another merchant.

SCA Timber Supply have announced the appointment Paul Bostock. He has joined SCA in a newly created role as Supply Chain Finance Manager. Paul will be responsible for the financial performance control of the Supply Chain and Procurement function for the UK business.

ARP, a supplier of aluminium and cast iron rainwater and roofline systems to the UK merchant sector, is has announced the appointment of Mark Luke as its new Area Sales Manager for the South West and South Wales region.

Kent Blaxill has appointed two Area Managers to ensure the smooth operating of its growing branch network, which currently comprises 13 stores.

Visqueen Building Products, manufacturer and supplier of structural waterproofing and gas protection systems, has appointed Steve D’Arcy as Technical Sales Manager in the North West.

Methven has appointed a new Area Sales Manager for its central region.

Christina Hopton has been promoted to Branch Manager at Keyline’s Southampton depot.

Builders’ Merchant Company are extending their workforce by introducing Matt Fawkes as their Scunthorpe Branch Manager.

West-midlands based ERA, a UK’s home security distributor, has expanded its sales and distribution team to help support the company’s continued progression within the distribution and retail side of business.

Toby Stuart-Jervis has joined Digby Stone as Director.

Digby Stone has recruited Toby Stuart-Jervis to join the family business as a Director alongside Managing Directors Darren and Claire Digby.

Second generation family-run and owned General Building Plastics (GB Plastics) has announced a new senior management structure, with the appointment of current co-director Alan Sutherland to the new role of managing director.

Paul Marley, an Internal Sales Representative for the Building Products division of Aggregate Industries, is celebrating 40 years with the construction materials supplier, having started with the company in 1977, just three weeks shy of his 16th birthday.

Coram Group UK’s Central Estimating Office has announced the recruitment of an additional administrative coordinator to work alongside the team based at the Shropshire factory site.

David Stacey has been elected president of the Guild of Architectural Ironmongers (GAI) and leads a new team of executive officers.

Manhattan Associates has announced the appointment of Craig Summers to the position of Managing Director.

Ridgeon Group has appointed Ian Northen as its new Chief Executive.

Peter Ferguson has been appointed as technical sales agent at Fabdec.

Heating products manufacturer Fabdec is looking to Scotland for growth, following the appointment of Peter Ferguson as technical sales agent.

Remeha has strengthened its Combined Heat and Power (CHP) sales team with the appointment of Mark Gibbons as Technical Sales Manager.

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and Workwear specialist Supertouch, has appointed Martin Russell as Footwear Sales Manager.

Boiler manufacturer ATAG Commercial has appointed Nick Underwood as Area Sales Manager for the South of England.

Grange Fencing has expanded its marketing team with the appointment of two new team members.

An employee at Keyline in Northampton has celebrated the impressive milestone of 10 years of service at the business.

Ian Moore has been appointed Sales Director Building Services at Wilo UK.

Philip Walford has been appointed as Commercial Director at Covers timber and builders merchants.

Plumbase has appointed a new national sales development team to forge closer links between its customers and network of 170 branches.

Richard Geldard joins Alpha Heating Innovation as the new Director of Customer Service and Relations, bringing with him extensive knowledge and a genuine passion for helping others.

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