H&B Group has announced that Nick Lander, the former managing director of Bradstone and senior executive of Aggregate Industries, has been appointed as managing director of the independent buying organisation from 1 January, 2016.

Quanex Building Products has appointed Chris Alderson to succeed Andy Jones in the position of managing director for its Edgetech UK business unit.

Debbie Phillips and Craig Rendall.

In continuing to expand and hone its service proposition, Bristan Group has recently appointed not one but two major senior positions.

Ridgeons, the independent timber and builders’ merchant in the East of England, has announced a number of changes to its management team across its network of branches.

Steve Wintle has been appointed as head of PEU at Abloy.

Security expert Abloy UK has announced Steve Wintle as its new head of Professional End Users (PEU) division.

Encon Insulation has promoted James Rowlands to the position of regional sales manager for builders’ merchants for London and the South East.

Michael White is appointed AWMS’ business development director.

Since its launch in July, Alumasc Water Management Solutions (AWMS) has been growing rapidly, and now welcomes Michael White as business development director to the team.

William Naylor, managing director (left) welcomes Graham Amos.

Buttle’s has appointed Graham Amos as manager of its St Albans branch.

WCoBM new Master Leo Martin.

On 20 October 2015, Leo Martin BBS, MA, FCA was installed as the new Master of the Worshipful Company of Builders' Merchants (WCoBM).

James Guidera has joined Snows Timber’s London and South East sales team.

The London and South East sales team at Snows Timber has been augmented by the arrival of James Guidera, who will be calling on the company’s customers across Essex, Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Buckinghamshire.

Sektor, the professional range of partitioning, glazing, and interior solutions exclusive to CCF, has appointed Jonathan Rider as its regional sales manager for Greater London (Heathrow and Croydon) in a move to provide even greater support to existing customers and new contacts in the Capital.

Mark Swift is one of three new business development managers to join Alumasc Facades.

With further growth predicted for the housebuilding, healthcare and education sectors, Alumasc Facades has appointed three new business development managers, bringing with them many years of experience and industry knowledge.

Managed Services, part of Travis Perkins, which provides maintenance materials and supply chain planning for public sector organisations, has appointed Stuart Hough as managing director.

Vedette Millin and Chris Kavanagh have recently joined Ravenheat’s sales team.

Investment and expansion show no signs of slowing down at Ravenheat as the boiler manufacturer further expands its sales and customer service teams.

To help stockists maximise sales of its products, Bond It has extended its merchandising service.

Bond It is making a further demonstration of its commitment to the highest levels of stockist support.

Ryan Horsley is branch manager at Kent Blaxill’s Bury St Edmunds store.

Ryan Horsley is now branch manager at Kent Blaxill’s Bury St Edmunds store.

Visqueen Building Products has announced the appointment of Paul Vincent as technical support manager for the Midlands.

Arbor Forest Products has announced the appointment of Phil Yell as its new operations manager.

Metsa Wood has announced three new appointments to its sales and marketing departments.

Metsa Wood UK has added three new members of staff to its expanding team.

Terex has named John L. Garrison, Jr. its new chief executive officer and president, a move that will be effective from November 2, 2015. He will also become a member of the Terex board of directors.

Heating system filter specialist Eclipse Magnetics has announced the addition to its Boilermag team of Andy Spence as area sales manager for its Wales and West Midlands region.

Rowlinson Timber has announced the appointment of Darren Hill to its board of directors with immediate effect.

Nick Bullock is the latest person to join Wilo UK.

Wilo UK has announced the appointment of Nick Bullock as area sales manager for Hampshire, Surrey, Sussex and Berkshire.

Luis Garcia Angeles is now organisational development manager at Gibbs & Dandy.

Builders’ merchant, Gibbs & Dandy, has made a number of senior appointments as the business targets Q4 growth and positions itself for a strong performance in 2016.

Darren Price has been promoted to group operations manager at civil engineering and groundwork material specialist Rudridge.

Eric Aylesbury has joined radiator manufacturer Stelrad’s sales team as business development manager for the North East and Cumbria.

Hambleside Danelaw has announced the appointment of Paul Turner as its new business development manager. Mr Turner joins the company with over 30 years of experience in the construction industry.

CRASH, the construction and property industry charity for homeless people, has announced the appointment of a new chairman, as well as the provision of advice, products and grants to other UK hospices from January 2016.

Jennifer McDowell has been appointed as architect promoter at Bristan.

Bristan has appointed a new architect promoter to support the continued growth of its commercial division and raise the profile of the business within the architect arena.

SCA Timber Supply UK has appointed Stephen Rumsey as procurement manager for panel products.

Elliotts has announced two new appointments at its Tadley branch, following what the company says has been a successful first year of trading.

Linde Material Handling has appointed a new managing director at both its South East and Castle regional offices.

Bond It has appointed a new sales and marketing director to the company’s senior management team.

Two new directors have joined the board of TrustMark this month, in a move the government-endorsed find a trader scheme says imrpoves opportunities for collaborative working with other industry bodies and consumer protection groups.

Matt Beckett has been appointed as product marketing manager for Yale Smart Living.

Yale is investing in it’s new Smart Living division with the appointment of a new team member.

John Bradley, UK sales director at Quinn Radiators.

Quinn Radiators has expanded its national sales team with the addition of four new regional sales managers (RSMs), in a move to strengthen its customer support offering.

John Nicholls (Trading) has appointed Jez Hampson as managing director designate as part of the company’s restructuring to coincide with its expansion plans to achieve £50m within the next two years.

Promat has announced the appointment of Dan Gregory as its business development manager for technical insulation.

Heating system filter specialist Eclipse Magnetics has expanded its Boilermag team and welcomed Craig Worth as area sales manager for the East Midlands region.

Jon Burke has joined Warmup as global marketing director.

Warmup has appointed Jon Burke as global marketing director, responsible for leading the company’s marketing campaigns to help drive sales across the business.

David Cutter has recently joined Wilo UK.

Wilo UK has appointed David Cutter as residential area sales manager for the Scottish and Irish region.

Jamie Fisher has been recruited by Monument Tools to lead the company’s growth in the position of sales director.

Indesit Company has announced the appointment to marketing roles of Fiona Hope and Piero Pracchi within the company's marketing departments.

The Builders Merchants Federation’s (BMF’s) managing director, John Newcomb, has been elected to the board of the Trade Association Forum (TAF) as a non-executive director.

Elliotts has appointed a roofing specialist at its new Christchurch branch following commercial success in its first five months of trading, the company says.

The Institute of Builders Merchants (IoBM) has welcomed nine new members from Hevey Building Supplies into its ranks.

Saniflo has appointed Tom King as area sales manager for Scotland.

Bringing extensive experience of the plumbing and heating sector, Tom King has joined the Saniflo team as area sales manager for Scotland.

Following a period of sustained expansion and growth, Topform has strengthened its management team by appointing John Flannery as managing director to oversee the company’s strategic direction and current growth plans.

Sovini Trade Supplies has announced the recruitment of two local ex-servicemen at the company’s trade store in Aintree, Merseyside.

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