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Burton appoints new roofline manager

Burton Roofing Merchants has strengthened its Sheffield depot management team by acquiring plastics specialist Carl Dent. Mr Dent joins the business as roofline manager, taking responsibility for developing the plastics, guttering, fascias and soffits division of the business.

SCA Timber Supply further strengthens its team

SCA Timber Supply has strengthened its customer support team by appointing Sarah Degg as marketing analyst.

WJ takes on new operations manager

WJ Group welcomes John Cook to its Hull site, in the new role of operations manager. A third generation engineer, Mr Cook has enjoyed many senior operations management roles, most recently managing product teams in manufacturing environments.

BWF mourns the loss of chairman Gordon Nelson

The British Woodworking Federation (BWF) is mourning another loss to the joinery industry this year, with the death of its senior vice president and chairman for Scotland, Gordon Nelson. Mr Nelson passed away at the end of March, aged 74.

Elmhurst Energy announces two appointments

Elmhurst Energy has announced two appointments in the organisation, with Amarpal Sihra appointed as head of commercial and Paul Mayne appointed as head of operations.

Ideal presents two new sales support engineers

Ideal Commercial Boilers has appointed two new sales support engineers to join its commercial sales team. With an increased presence in both national and independent merchant branches, Ideal is delighted to introduce Jenny Hawkes and Sian Maxwell.

Terex Construction appoints new UK general manager

Global equipment solutions provider, Terex Construction, has appointed Gregg Horne to the role of general manager for its UK facility in Coventry. With more than 28 years’ experience within the Terex group – spanning the Fuchs, Powertrain and Trucks divisions – Horne brings a wealth of experience from across the construction industry.

Natural Paving Products boosts regional sales team

Natural Paving Products has added to its expanding sales team. Recruiting Shaun Utting as regional sales manager and Mike Jepps as national sales manager, commercial.

Senior management changes at Timloc

Timloc has welcomed new sales director Lee Miles to the team to help support the company's growing success.

Moving on up at Snows

Joe Daniells, specialist timber sales at Snows Timber has been promoted to the position of sales representative with the company, visiting Snows’ customers across Somerset and Dorset.

Lagan Products expands GB sales team

Lagan Products has appointed Darren Johnson as area sales manager for the East Midlands, Yorkshire and the North West of England.

Keston Boilers appoints a new business development manager

Keston Boilers has announced the appointment of Mark Roberts in the role of business development manager for the whole of the south coast of England.

Icopal introduces new MD

Icopal has recently welcomed Andrew Lawton as its new managing director. Mr Lawton brings with him over 20 years’ construction experience both nationally and globally.

VADO appoints two new team members

VADO’s specification team continues to enjoy tremendous success, having expanded significantly over recent years. To help boost the team further, the company has appointed two new members of the team.

Abode welcomes new area sales manager

Louise Richens has joined the Barnsley based Abode Home Products team to further strengthen the sales and support coverage with its customers.

Linde's CEO to lead production for another four years

Linde Material Handling has extended CEO Sabine Neuss' contract until the end of 2020. Ms Neuss will continue to be responsible for production at Linde Material Handling's plants across Europe and head up the further development of production systems at all KION Group locations.

New appointment at Rudridge

Clive Summerfield has joined civil engineering and groundwork material specialist Rudridge as a regional director.

Actis appoints new regional sales director

Insulation specialist Actis has promoted East Midlands area sales manager Jemma Harris to northern regional sales director.

Kent Blaxill appoints new Fakenham branch manager

Suzanne McCarter has taken over as Fakenham branch manager for Kent Blaxill, the independent East Anglian building supplies company.

HiB recruits new area sales manager

HiB has appointed Sean Mannion as its new area sales manager for Scotland and North West England.

Two new members elected to BMF Board

Mark Smith of MKM Building Supplies and Charles Ledigo of Reisser have been elected to the Board of the Builders Merchants Federation (BMF). They replace two directors who stood down having completed their term of office, Steve Vickers of Turnbull & Co and Paul Hetherington of Marshal Tufflex.

New MD For H+H UK

H+H UK has announced the appointment of Calum Forsyth as managing director. He will succeed Mark Oliver who leaves the company after being at the helm for over eight years.

Centurion Europe appoints new head of field sales

Centurion Europe, the supplier of hardware, DIY and gardening products, has further expanded its sales management team with the appointment of Daniel McKane as head of field sales.

M&M managing director leaves company

Nigel Poyner, managing director of M&M Timber and one of the timber industry’s most notable figures, has left the 22 acre Worcestershire manufacturing plant he has developed over the last 15 years in order to seek pastures new.

Elmhurst Energy appoints new managing director

Elmhurst Energy has recently announced that Martyn Reed (pictured) will be appointed as its new managing director. The announcement follows the decision by Stephen O’Hara to step down as managing director to serve as chair of the group of companies, taking the lead on a number of related business ventures.

New directors for MRA Marketing

MRA Marketing has appointed Jane Evans to its board of directors and promoted Nadia Hall to associate director. Both have worked for MRA Marketing for several years and join Lucia Di Stazio and Mike Rigby as part of the senior management team.

George Denton joins the Stelrad team

George Denton has joined the Stelrad sales team, taking on the role of business development manager for the radiator manufacturer, covering the East Midlands territory.

Wilo UK appoints new national account manager

Wilo UK has announced the appointment of Jeff Mountford as national account manager with primary responsibility for the industry segment.

Speedy announces changes to senior management team

Speedy has announced some directorate changes ahead of releasing its full year results in May, also noting that its full year adjusted profit before tax is anticipated to be in line with market expectations.

Doosan’s national accounts team

Doosan has announced the creation of an in-house national accounts team who will be responsible for identifying and developing the larger fleet users and multi-site operations within the UK.

Stelrad appoints new business development manager for Scotland

Leading radiator manufacturer Stelrad has appointed Harry Gilfillan as the new business development manager for the brand in Scotland.

Membership services boost for architectural ironmongers

The Guild of Architectural Ironmongers (GAI) has appointed two new membership services officers to work at its head office in London as part of its ongoing commitment to provide additional support and services to its 200 plus members.

Jim Peryer of Snows Timber to retire

Having taken Snows Timber from a two-site, £12m-turnover business to a four-site operation with a turnover of £45m, Jim Peryer, managing director, will make his planned retirement from the company at the end of April 2016.

TIMco appoints operations director

TIMco, a large independent wholesale supplier of screws, fixings and power tools accessories, has appointed Paul Shore as its operations director.

Elliotts appoints new engineered wood designer

Elliotts has appointed engineered wood designer Andrew Drummond to drive its new joist design and manufacturing service.

A hat trick of promotions for Russell Roof Tiles’ sales team

Russell Roof Tiles has strengthened its national footprint with promotions across its regional sales department.

Record growth leads to expansion of Aico sales team

Aico has announced a significant expansion of its sales teams following record growth in 2015.

SIG Distribution introduces new sales team structure

In a move to pair specialist customers with specialist sales and support staff, SIG Distribution has announced the creation of two new senior posts.

Timbmet has appointed a new sales director

Timbmet has announced the appointment of Mike Tattam as sales director, effective 1 March, 2016. In this new position, he will lead the company’s sales teams across the UK.

New board promotion signals continued growth at Origin

Oliver Ginger has been appointed to the Origin board of directors in the latest demonstration of growth for the company.

Dematic appoints business solutions sales director

Dematic, the automated intralogistics solutions company, has appointed Matt Hatson as business solutions sales director for the UK, Ireland, Northern Europe and Scandinavia.

Stelrad appoints new member to Specialists Team

Suzanne Hassan from Glasgow has joined radiator manufacturer Stelrad’s new Brand Specialists Team, responsible for the whole of Scotland.

Snows adds to London and South East team

Snows Timber has appointed Luke Brewster as its new area representative for the London/M25 area.

Whirlpool UK Appliances appoints new digital marketing manager

Whirlpool UK Appliances has appointed Hanifa Dungarwalla as Digital Marketing Manager, UK & EIRE.

Bosch appoints new business development director

Shaun Mansbridge has been appointed the new business development director for Bosch Commercial and Industrial, following the retirement of Geoff Hobbs earlier this year.

Talon appoints new commercial director

Manufacturer of pipe fixings, accessories and cover profiles, Talon, has appointed Dean Heathfield as its new commercial director.

Constructionline welcomes new managing director

John Edmunds has been appointed as managing director of Constructionline.

Bond It adds to UK sales force

Bond It has made two new appointments to its UK sales force. Ian Heppinstall and Joe Howship both join the company as area sales managers.

ELCO appoints new area sales manager

Manufacturer of commercial heating and hot water solutions, ELCO, has appointed Sean Reid as its new sales manager for Scotland.

Expanded management team for Sterling and Burg

Sterling Locks, part of the worldwide Burg-Wächter group, has expanded its management and sales teams with three new appointments and one promotion.