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.

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.

FireAngel has appointed two new managers as part of its continued investment in its growing sales team.

Andrew Keating has been appointed as the new president of the Energy and Utilities Alliance.

Baxi Heating’s UK and Ireland marketing director Andrew Keating has been appointed as the new president of the Energy and Utilities Alliance (EUA).

Methven has appointed its first UK head of marketing as it strives to cement its place within the UK and European market.

Bradstone, the domestic landscaping division of Aggregate Industries, has appointed Andrew Singleton to the role of sales director.

Door & Hardware Federation (dhf) has announced a new member in its training team. Mike Lee will join the organisation as a full-time trainer at the beginning of July.

Nick Sims has been appointed as managing director of Buttle’s.

Nick Sims has been appointed as managing director of St Albans-based builders’ merchant Buttle’s. He succeeds William Naylor, who is retiring after three years in the post.

General Building Plastics has appointed new managers at two of its Midlands branches.

Clive Haley has joined Electrorad as its new commercial manager.

With the continued growth year on year, Electrorad has appointed Clive Haley as its new commercial manager.

Allegion has appointed Pete Hancox as commercial leader of its UK and Ireland businesses to build and lead strategic partnerships in specification.

L-r: Richard Lewis, Jo Hudson, Hannah Barker and Brian Charlish. has recently welcomed a new apprentice to its head office in Market Overton, Rutland.

Raffaela De Vittorio, UK sales director – specification and sales.

As Geberit moves into the next phase of its development, the company has reorganised its executive team, with new directors to lead its sales and marketing teams.

Keyline has announced Paul Beaman as its new managing director following the departure of Kieran Griffin who has taken up the role of managing director at BSS.

Russell Roof Tiles has created a new role at its Burton factory site, as part of its investment in production.

Actavo Hire & Sales Solutions has appointed Nicky Emery as manager of its branch in the Great Barr area of Birmingham.

Baxi Heating has bolstered its specialist team of Combined Heat and Power (CHP) experts with the appointment of Paul Wilson as national sales manager for Remeha’s CHP division.

Kelkay has announced the appointment of Sarah Downing to the senior management team in the newly created role of head of marketing.

John Dicken has been appointed as the PHG’s new Instinct product group manager.

The PHG has appointed John Dicken to the position of Instinct product group manager.

Coram Group UK has announced the appointment of Steve Huntly to the position of group sales director.

Emma Maude has joined Wirquin as the new business development manager for the North West, Yorkshire and the East Midlands.

Bruce Atkinson and Rod Slater at Deco-Pak.

Deco-Pak has appointed a new national sales and key account manager, with Rod Slater, previously the decorative aggregate specialist’s general manager, becoming company director.

Gripsure has appointed Dean Gosling as production supervisor, Andris Klebahs as production operative, Kevin Davis as production assistant, and Jed Brokenshire has been promoted to production manager.

Damian Woods is one of two new recruits to join The W.Howard Group.

MDF profile manufacturer and distributor, The W.Howard Group has appointed top sales talent to its expanding UK and Irish team.

Encon Insulation has expanded its dedicated merchant team with the appointment of Steve Clarke as regional sales director for the north of England and Scotland.

Four promotions follow a successful 12 months for Russell Roof Tiles, where continued sales growth has gone hand-in-hand with an expansion of Russell’s product range.

National housebuilder Bovis Homes has announced the appointment of James Dunne as managing director of its Thames Valley region.

HiB has appointed Richard Chmiel as area sales manager for the south west region.

Rachael Colling has joined the Stelrad Radiators brand specialists team, looking after a territory that covers the north east and Cumbria.

Two new team members join GROHE UK with roles in its e-commerce and sales departments, helping to build on the brand’s success and drive sales of its sanitaryware and water products.

BeA, a specialist manufacturer of fastening tools and consumables, has said farewell to a longstanding member of its team.

East Anglian building supplies company Kent Blaxill has appointed Jason Brightman as manager of its Bury St Edmunds store.

Gastite, a distributor of corrugated stainless steel tubing, has appointed Tom Laycock, technical sales manager for the north of England.

Monier Redland has recruited Neil Gregory to the post of industrial director to take charge of all six UK manufacturing plants.

Sean Bober is the latest recruit to join Alumasc Water Management Systems (AWMS) Merchant Support Team as account development manager for the north.

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