Dennis Grogan, commercial manager, City Heating Spares.

CHS appoints new commercial manager

Published:  21 December, 2015

City Heating Spares (CHS), the spares brand of Travis Perkins, has appointed Dennis Grogan as commercial manager to develop its dedicated plumbing and heating spares service and better meet the needs of busy installers across the UK.

Mr Grogan, who brings 18 years’ of heating spares and replacement parts market knowledge to the role, more specifically within product management from his time at Wolseley UK, will be responsible for managing current suppliers, while driving forward the expansion of the spares division across Travis Perkins.

Commenting on his appointment, Mr Grogan said: “I have joined CHS at an exciting time of expansion across a number of Travis Perkins businesses and look forward to using this as an opportunity to assist CHS in further becoming the number one spares provider to the trade.”

Kevin Williams, managing director of group spares for Travis Perkins, added: “It was important for CHS to invest in an experienced and knowledgeable commercial manager to grow our spares offering and meet the distribution challenges of this busy market sector head-on. Therefore, this appointment not only reflects an investment in CHS, but in the service and choice we offer to plumbing and heating installers across the country.”

Sign Up

For the Builders' Merchants News enewsletter.

In the spotlight


Builders Merchants Vacancies – UK Wide

At Arco, we are an industry specific recruitment consultancy, providing sales and managerial staff Nationwide to Merchants, Distributors and Manufacturers of Building Materials within the Construction Sales Sector. Priding ourselves on our unparalleled customer service and hard work, we offer a fresh, innovative and personal approach to recruitment specifically designed to meet our clients’ needs and candidates’ skills.

Guest Blog by Simon Damp

Is DIY a lost art?

As time goes by, the art of do-it-yourself when it comes to activities around the home and garden is fast becoming more and more of a lost art.