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Dave Owen and Katie Sexton
Aggregate Industries’ employees top of the class at IoQ Awards

Two of Aggregate Industries’ employees have been recognised for their outstanding achievements and commitment to the minerals extractives industry at this year's Institute of Quarrying (IoQ) Fellow Lunch and Student Awards.

Antonio Linares
Laufen announces new Senior Managing Director

Antonio Linares is the new Senior Managing Director for Laufen and the Northern and Central European Roca division.

David Garcia and John Morris
Grant UK appoints two Renewable Business Development Managers

Grant UK has appointed two Renewable Business Development Managers – David Garcia and John Morris – who will provide increased sales support in the renewable market sector.

Rodger Cook and Darren Brown
Two senior appointments at Donaldson Timber Engineering

Donaldson Timber Engineering (DTE) has announced the appointments of Rodger Cook as new Business Development Director for Operations and Darren Brown as General Manager at the Buckhaven site.

Richard Singleton, James Mann and Michael Atkinson
Pasquill recognises long service with staff awards

Pasquill is celebrating milestones in the careers of several long-serving colleagues.

Rob Parker
New CEO announced for Topps Tiles

Rob Parker, current Chief Financial Officer, will be appointed as Group CEO effective at the end of the month following the resignation of Matt Williams.

Marco Verdonkschot
New Managing Director for Manutan’s Traders Division

Marco Verdonkschot has been appointed Managing Director of Manutan’s Traders Division, which incorporates IronmongeryDirect and ElectricalDirect. The move also sees him joining the Manutan Group Board.

David Bainbridge
New National Sales Director and other promotions at Stelrad

David Bainbridge has been promoted to National Specification Sales Director, while four Brand Specialists have been promoted to Specification Managers.

Simon Dickinson and Mark Walker
New Divisional Account Managers expand IBC Team

Simon Dickinson and Mark Walker have joined IBC with responsibility for the Midlands, Wales, North & Scotland regions, and the South region, respectively.

Phil Shotton
SR Timber boosts merchant support with new appointment

SR Timber has bolstered the support it offers to merchants with the appointment of Phil Shotton as its new National Account Manager.

Tom Parker and Krystal Williams
Changes at the top for Pavestone

Pavestone has announced appointments in three key positions in its managing team.

Steve Hill and Craig Wilde
DHF welcomes two new members of staff

Craig Wilde joined the Door & Hardware Federation (DHF) as the new Membership Manager in July, while Steve Hill becomes Training and Compliance Officer.

Zac Payne and his award
Ibstock Brick apprentice wins regional award

Zac Payne has been announced as Engineering Apprentice of the Year (Final Year) for the Southern Region during the Make UK Manufacturing Awards ceremony held at Aerospace Bristol.

Matthew Bellin and Jamie McDonnell
W.Howard Group welcomes the new generation

Recruited as part of the W.Howard’s commitment to supporting the next generation, Jamie McDonnell and Matthew Bellin have joined the group within its Logistics and Business Support teams, respectively.

Rebecca Williams
Rebecca Williams joins Stelrad brand specialists team

Rebecca Williams has joined the successful Stelrad Radiators Brand Specialists team looking after the company’s busy Midlands territory.

paul mallinson
New Regional Sales Manager for JB Kind

Door distributor JB Kind has appointed a new Regional Sales Manager to its team. Paul Mallinson joined the company in August and will be responsible for sales in London and the South-East.

Pete Riding
Bradfords appoints new Commercial Category Director

Pete Riding has joined Bradfords as Commercial Category Director to help deliver the company’s Customer-Focused Commercial Proposition.

Terry O’Hare
Permaroof reveals growth plans following strategic appointment

Permaroof has appointed Terry O’Hare to its sales team in line with its ambitious expansion plans.

Dr Nina Cardinal
Hanson Cement welcomes new National Technical Manager

Dr Nina Cardinal has joined Hanson Cement as its new National Technical Manager.

Kudos appoints new National Sales Manager

Keeley Haines has been promoted to the position of National Sales Manager for manufacturer Kudos Shower Products Ltd.

Horst W. Garbrecht
New COO for HiKOKI Power Tools Europe

Horst W. Garbrecht has been appointed as Chief Operating Officer in Europe for the parent company of Metabo and HiKOKI, KOKI Holdings.

Steve Clutterbuck
Digby Stone appoints new Area Business Manager

Digby Stone has appointed Steve Clutterbuck as its new experienced Area Business Manager to help their customers grow their sales.

Darren Checksfield and Brian Downes
Aggregate Industries bolsters Major Projects Team with additional Director

Aggregate Industries has further strengthened its Major Projects team with the appointment of an additional Director, in order to increase customer focus as the company continues to deliver on some of the UK’s biggest infrastructure projects.

Ben Hodson appoints new Marketing Director has appointed Ben Hodson as its new Marketing Director to help take the brand to the next level.

John Tilburn
Domus Ventilation appoints National Specification Sales Manager

Domus Ventilation, part of the Polypipe group, has further expanded its specification team with the appointment of John Tilburn as Specification Sales Manager.

Libby Koehn
Libby Koehn joins Kerridge Commercial Systems

Kerridge Commercial Systems (KCS) has announced that Libby Koehn has been appointed Chief Product Officer (CPO).

Craig Newman
CCF appoints new National Sales Director

Craig Newman has joined CCF as National Sales Director to help deliver the company’s Completely Customer Focused service proposition.

Brett Baxter
Stiebel Eltron UK appoints Regional Specification Manager

Heating products manufacturer Stiebel Eltron UK has expanded its team with the appointment of Brett Baxter as Regional Specification Manager for the North West.

Natalie Paley
Natalie Paley joins Coram UK to head new Retail Sales Division

Coram UK has recruited retail sales specialist Natalie Paley into the new role of National Sales Manager, as it announces the creation of a new customer-focused retail sales division.

George Emms (left) welcomes Paul Neal
Wilsonart appoints new Senior Project Manager

Paul Neal has joined Wilsonart UK in Shildon, County Durham, as a new Senior Project Manager, working with the company’s growing specification team.

Drake Meikle
Siltbuster expands in Scotland

The Siltbuster Group, the UK’s leading water treatment specialist, has announced two strategic hires in Scotland, as it looks to grow its presence within the country.

Damascus Msumba and Clare Hasprey-Young
Conex Bänninger makes two top level sales appointments

Conex Bänninger has appointed Damascus Msumba and Clare Hasprey-Young to its UK and Ireland sales team.

Nigel Boothby
New Health, Safety and Environment Manager for SIG Distribution

Construction materials supplier SIG Distribution has appointed Nigel Boothby as Health, Safety and Environment Manager.

Darren Bailey
Darren Bailey joins VitrA as Midlands Area Sales Manager

International bathroom manufacturer VitrA has expanded its UK sales team with the appointment of Darren Bailey as Area Sales Manager for the Midlands.

Jonathan Parsons
Marmox appoints new National Sales Manager

Marmox, the supplier of waterproofing, wetroom and insulation solutions, has appointed Jonathan Parsons as its new National Sales Manager.

Jodan Trench
Scott Parnell Water Management promotes Jordan Trench

Scott Parnell Water Management has promoted Jordan Trench to the role of Estimator at the company.

Phil Ball
H+H announces appointment of Operations Director

The aircrete manufacturer H+H has announced the appointment of Phil Ball as Operations Director.

HiB names new Quality Assurance Manager

HiB has announced the appointment of quality assurance manager Neil Whitehead as part of its continued drive to uphold the highest standards of product quality.

Breedon appoints Group Head of Health, Safety & Environment

Breedon Group plc has appointed Nigel Clamp as Group Head of Health, Safety and Environment.

Flex-R plans merchant sales growth with new appointment

Flex-R is increasing its capacity to work with merchants to showcase its range of products to contractors with the appointment of Emma Butterworth-Day.

New Operations and Sales Manager appointed by Plumbase Spares

Plumbase has appointed John Cooper to the position of Northern Operations and Sales Manager for its Spares division.

New role at Kerridge CS will enhance cloud services

Neil Abraham has joined Kerridge Commercial Systems as Director of Cloud Operations.

Hemsec appoints specialist Business Development Manager

Hemsec has made a new appointment to help drive further planned growth and to satisfy the building industry’s need for materials used in Modern Methods of Construction.

Trio celebrate 60 years’ service at Russell Roof Tiles

Three long-serving staff members at leading roof tile manufacturer Russell Roof Tiles have been recognised for achieving a combined 60 years of service, as part of an ongoing employee recognition scheme.

Aggregate Industries strengthens concrete business with new senior appointment

Aggregate Industries has appointed Max Colligan as the new Managing Director of Ready Mix Concrete and member of the company’s ExCo team.

W.Howard welcomes new National Sales Manager

Jake Cintra has been named as the new National Sales Manager for W. Howard Group, focusing on the company’s Polyco veneer and foil-wrapped product range.

Visqueen’s new BDM ‘excited’ to begin

Visqueen has appointed Georgia Oxbrough as Business Development Manager (BDM) for the North of England and Scotland.

Quinn welcomes Rooftiles Business Development Manager

Quinn Building Products has appointed a new Rooftiles Business Development Manager.

New manager at Kudos

Showering products manufacturer Kudos has appointed Simon Donnelly as New Product Development Manager, a new position for the business.

B&B Attachments announces new Financial Controller

Material handling equipment manufacturer B&B Attachments has announced the appointment of Scott Little as its new Financial Controller.