Methven has strengthened its sales and marketing function with the appointment of three area sales managers.

Stax Trade Centres has announced three appointments to join its new Glasgow branch, which opens in September.

Jenny Stainton, business development manager for the East Midlands.

Norbord has appointed Jenny Stainton as the new business development manager (BDM) for the East Midlands.

Bob Hill, who was a director at T Butt and Son of Stroud, Gloucestershire, passed away on 28 August, 2015.

Stuart White, national key account director.

Conex Bänninger has strengthened its UK key account and specification sales team with two senior appointments.

Eclipse Magnetics has expanded its Boilermag team by recruiting Andrew Linford to the position of area sales manager for the London and home counties region.

Pump manufacturer Wilo UK has announced the appointment of Donald Morrison as commercial area sales manager for the Yorkshire region.

The Builders Merchants Federation (BMF) has appointed Rikesh Patel as an industry analyst.

Breedon Aggregates has announced that Pat Ward, currently CEO of Aggregate Industries Europe (a subsidiary of LafargeHolcim) (AI), has agreed to join the company as group CEO.

Mark Hooman is one of three regional operation managers at CCF, and will cover the North region.

Insulation and interior building products distributor CCF has appointed three regional operation managers. They are tasked with achieving consistently excellent standards of service and operational ‘know how’ across the regions.

Hambleside Danelaw has appointed Neil Brown as national sales manager of its Roofing and Ventilation division.

Kelkay, the market-leading manufacturer and distributor of aggregates, has appointed Alan Sheppard as UK sales manager.

L-r: Chris King, Chris Sharman and Ian Donegan.

Elliotts, the independent supplier of building products, has introduced two new directors to its Premier Roofing division.

Alumasc Water Management Solutions (AWMS) has formed a new merchant support team to offer increased support for its customers.

Ridgeons has wished an employee from its Lowestoft branch a happy retirement following the end of her 11 years of company service.

Simon Damp, managing director of Gorilla Glue Europe.

Simon Damp has been promoted to managing director of Gorilla Glue Europe. The move comes following seven years in the role as European sales director, which he assumed when he launched the brand into the UK market.

Stewart Milne Timber Systems has announced the appointment of Mike Perry as head of sales.

Paul Lewis is now overseeing the business development of unitary sales.

Daikin Applied Service has announced the appointment of Paul Lewis as sales manager for the company’s recently established A/C unitary equipment division.

Simon Pearson is now sales and marketing director at Brett Landscaping & Building Products.

Simon Pearson has joined Brett Landscaping & Building Products in the newly created role of sales and marketing director.

L-r: Charlotte Dixon and Laura Excell have joined the MRA team.

Another two new starters have joined the MRA Marketing team. Charlotte Dixon and Laura Excell have been recruited as PR account managers and will be working alongside the company’s director Lucia Di Stazio.

Phil Adams has been appointed as managing director of Vokèra.

Vokèra has appointed Phil Adams as its new managing director.

VIP-Polymers has announced the appointment of Jon Crean to the position of commercial director with immediate effect.

Derran Gates will run Williams & Co’s branch in Claybank Road, Portsmouth.

After several years in sales roles with Glow-worm and Ideal Boilers, Derran Gates has returned to Williams & Co to run its flagship branch in Claybank Road, Portsmouth.

Skills honed over a career as colonel in the Royal Marines are being applied to Stewart Milne Timber Systems' head of planning role after the manufacturer’s recruitment of Nick Lindley.

Wrekin Products, manufacturer of civil engineering products, has appointed Carl Gibbon as supply chain & logistics manager.

Mike Wheeler has been appointed national sales manager at Rinnai, manufacturer of continuous flow hot water heating systems.

Rodo, supplier of decorating sundries, workwear and PPE, has announced two new appointments to join its field sales team.

Richard Soper has retired from the position of CEO of Worcester, Bosch Group after a career spanning five decades.

Richard Soper has announced his retirement from the position of CEO of Worcester, Bosch Group.

Racking specialist Filplastic has bolstered its sales team with a host of new appointments.

Aaron Gardiner, area sales manager at Promat UK.

Promat UK has appointed Aaron Gardiner as an area sales manager, responsible for overseeing the company’s sales operations in the northern and southern Home Counties.

Nick Sims is now managing director – merchants at Ridgeons.

Ridgeons has undergone a restructure to support its three-year growth plan.

Natural Paving Products (UK) has employed Craig Brook, a hard landscaping professional, as its installer support manager.

Nick Bennett has recently joined Salamander Pumps.

Salamander Pumps has appointed Nick Bennett as business development manager for the Southern region.

Rebecca Galyer, online manager at Howarth Timber.

Howarth Timber has continued to invest in its digital presence following the appointment of a new online manager.

Security specialist Yale has appointed Chris Hardman as head of national accounts (trade), saying the move shows the company’s investment in its relationship with partners in the trade sector.

Keyline has made three appointments to support its UK rail specialists.

International Timber has appointed Mathew Lewis as regional sales director for the South East of England.

IKO has appointed Andrew Oxley as the new national account manager for its distribution division.

The Federation of Master Builders (FMB), has appointed Dave Jordan as an area board member, joining from timber and builders merchant Ridgeons.

Bristan has appointed Andrew Warrener as business development manager.

David Dunbavand has been announced as F & P Wholesale's new programme director.

Wienerberger, provider of wall, roof and landscaping products, has announced the appointment of Stephanie Palmer as its new sustainability adviser.

Anthony Hammond, head of online sales at General Building Plastics.

Specialist supplier of PVC building products, General Building Plastics, has promoted Anthony Hammond to the position of head of online sales.

The Builders Merchants Federation (BMF) has appointed Richard Ellithorne as membership services director.

Angela Rushforth, formerly group managing director at Ridgeons, has left the company to take up a new role at a national builders' merchant.

LG has appointed Andrew Robinson as its new sales agent for Northern Ireland.

John Lloyd, supply chain and procurement director, SCA Timber Supply.

SCA Timber Supply UK has appointed John Lloyd as group supply chain and procurement director.

Stephen Parker, sales manager at PERI

PERI has announced the appointment of Stephen Parker and Neil Butlin to senior sales roles.

A collective total of 170 years worth of employment has been amassed by six members of staff at Covers Timber and Builders Merchants.

Snows Timber has added to its London & South East regional sales team with the appointment of Chris Geary.

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