Builders' Merchants News
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.

SCA Merchant Services strengthens its sales force

SCA Merchant Services has strengthened its sales team with the appointment of Brent Davies and Andrew Marston as business development managers.

Sika UK appoints new general manager

Global building product manufacturer, Sika, has appointed Dragan Maksimović as general manager, a role that will see him build on the continued growth of the company across its multiple UK markets.

Arbor Forest Products strengthens sales team

Arbor Forest Products (AFP) has strengthened its presence in the Midlands and East Anglia regions after appointing experienced softwood specialist Antony Considine as its new sales representative.

Two new appointments to Häfele supply team

Home solutions specialist Häfele UK recently boosted its senior management team with the appointment of Anthony Haworth as supply chain director. Mr Haworth’s appointment into this newly created role underpins Häfele’s commitment to forging even closer relationships with its partners and suppliers.

M&M Timber announces board appointments

M&M Timber has announced a series of senior board appointments as part of major operational changes designed to take the company to the next level of its development in the increasingly competitive timber products market.

Vicaima’s market growth prompts sales force expansion

After achieving record sales in 2014 and 2015, Vicaima has begun a programme of expansion for its regional representation in 2016.

MKM Building Supplies appoints new branch director at Glasgow

MKM Building Supplies has strengthened its senior management team in Glasgow with the appointment of Lee Smith.

Toolbank strengthens management team

Toolbank has strengthened its senior management team with the creation of a new role. Currently holding the position of sales director, Simon Bicknell will move to fill the new position of marketing development director.

NIBE appoints new sales and marketing director

Renewable heating manufacturer NIBE announced that it has promoted longstanding employee Robin Adderley to the role of sales and marketing director.

Methven reinforces national accounts team

Methven, a global designer and manufacturer of premium showers and tapware, has strengthened its UK sales team with the addition of three national account managers.

Mike Balfour appointed as non-executive director of TenderSpace

TenderSpace, a newly launched online platform that helps property and construction industry professionals manage and source projects, is pleased to announce that it has appointed Mike Balfour OBE to the role of non-executive director.

Bosch welcomes new VRF sales manager

Bosch Commercial and Industrial has reinforced its sales team with the appointment of a new Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF) Sales Manager, following the announcement of a brand new VRF range.

Sharples Davies announces additions to team

Sharples Davies Limited is pleased to announce several additions to the company as part of its current growth strategy.

Two new appointments at Marley Alutec

Marley Alutec welcomes the appointment of Simon Lepine and Jason Littleboy to its area sales management team.

Liveryman Andy Williamson invited on to WCoBM Court

The Worshipful Company of Builders’ Merchants (WCoBM) recently invited Liveryman Andy Williamson to join the Court at a prestigious ceremony in October.

Justin joins Wilo commercial team

Justin Smith has joined Wilo’s commercial building services team at the company’s head office in Burton-upon-Trent.

Howarth Timber continues staff investment

Howarth Timber and Building Supplies has strengthened its presence in the Lincolnshire region by making two new appointments at its Scunthorpe branch, as well as implementing a new regional manager.

Barrie King is appointed as Kelkay’s logistics manager

Kelkay, the manufacturer and distributor of aggregates, has appointed Barrie King to the position of logistics manager.

Ideal appoints new business development manager

Ideal Commercial Boilers has appointed Paul Ballard as its new business development manager.

Builders Merchant Co appoints new branch manager

North Lincolnshire-based Builders Merchant Co (BMCO) is pleased to welcome Steve Quigley to its growing team.

Azpects announces new sales appointments

Azpects, a hard landscaping products company, is pleased to announce the appointment of three new members of staff and two promotions.

New additions to IMI sales team

As part of its commitment to service its merchant customer base, IMI Hydronic Engineering has strengthened its sales operations with three new appointments to its sales team.

QRL strengthens its senior management team

Following the recent unveiling of its brand identity, QRL Radiator Group – formerly Quinn Radiators – has strengthened its leadership team with three new senior appointments.

TenderSpace appoints Mike Jeffries as non-executive Chairman

TenderSpace, the newly launched web-based suite of tools designed to help anyone involved in property or construction, is pleased to announce that it has appointed Mike Jeffries to the role of non-executive chairman with immediate effect.

New marketing focus at Encon

Lydia Sharples has joined the Encon Group as its new head of marketing and communications as it continues to grow the business.

Eurocell appoints new chief executive officer

Eurocell has announced that chief executive officer (CEO) Patrick Bateman will retire from the company at the end of June.

Timco strengthens its management team

TIMco has appointed Paul White to its senior management team.

Keston Boilers appoints new business development manager

British manufacturer Keston Boilers has appointed Danny Mistry to the role of business development manager for Central London, further strengthening the company’s sales force to meet the demand in this busy region.

Matt joins Stelrad’s brand specialists team

Matt Raybould has joined Stelrad’s new brand specialists team, responsible for the Midlands area covering the East and West Midlands, from Lincolnshire, across to Staffordshire and down to Oxfordshire.

Bosch expands sales team in the UK

Bosch Commercial and Industrial Heating has invested in its sales team with the appointment of four new specialist sales managers.

New Dunlop area sales manager hired for East Anglia and the South East

Dunlop, manufacturer of tile adhesives, grouts, finishing and decorating products through its Pro Décor brand, have hired a new area sales manager for East Anglia and the South East as part of the company’s continual expansion.

RGB welcomes two new board members

RGB Building Supplies has announced the promotions of Jenny Naylor to human resources director and Andy Gamble to operations director.

Saniflo boosts sales team in the South

At the end of last year Saniflo made an important addition to its Southern sales team with the appointment of Steve Woolsey as area sales manager for the South East. 

New business development manager for Stelrad in Ireland

Brian Hennessy has joined Stelrad as business development manager for Ireland.

Wienerberger appoints new technical manager

Wienerberger, a UK provider of wall, roof and landscaping innovations, has announced the appointment of Paul Miller as its new Porotherm technical manager.

Andrew Lowrie retires from the Hexstone Group

Andrew Lowrie has announced that he is to retire from the Hexstone Group.

Wienerberger appoints new technical manager

Wienerberger has appointed Paul Miller as its new Porotherm technical manager.