Builders' Merchants News
Bosch welcomes business development manager

Bosch Commercial and Industrial Heating continues to invest in its growing sales team with the appointment of a new business development manager for the south region.

Timóleon appoints new sales director

Timóleon, manufacturer of heating and cooling solutions, has appointed a new sales director to support its UK sales team and further develop its business capabilities.

Ridgeons’ employees rack up 225 years of continued service

Ridgeons recently welcomed nine employees to its esteemed ‘25 Club’ in recognition of their continued service. The new additions joined existing members for the Club’s annual dinner held at Chesterford Research Park, near Cambridge.

Investing in a secure future

Following significant growth over recent months, security specialist Yale is investing in the future of the sector with the appointment of two new team members.

Saniflo further strengthens its sales team

Following the recent appointment of a southern regional field sales manager, Saniflo UK is further strengthening the team with the appointment of Colin Bland as northern regional field sales manager responsible for a team of four sales managers.

Sabine Mané promoted at Twyford

Sabine Mané has been promoted to the position of head of marketing at Twyford, from her previous role as trade marketing manager.

Stewart Milne Timber Systems gears up for growth

Stewart Milne Timber Systems has welcomed a new manufacturing director as the company continues to grow.

New recruits at Phoenix

Leeds-based bathroom manufacturer Phoenix Inspirational Bathrooms has appointed two new area sales managers.

Kingspan Environmental appoints new sales director

Kingspan Environmental has announced the appointment of Neil Overton as trade sales director for Great Britain.

New offices and starters for MRA Marketing

MRA Marketing has moved to larger premises to accommodate a bigger team, which has seen four new starters join since June.

BSS Industrial appoints John Walker

BSS Industrial is continuing to invest in the expertise and support it provides to clients working in industrial markets through the appointment of John Walker as its new industrial key account director.

Appointments at Heatline Radiators

Heatline Radiators has appointed David Ward as national sales manager and Bruce Sweeney as northern regional sales manager.

FMB appoints new national president

Dave Bentley has been appointed as the new national president of the Federation of Master Builders (FMB).

TIMco appoints national accounts manager

TIMco has appointed Mark Mitchell as its new national account manager.

Wrekin Products appoints new director of regional sales

Seamus Kearns has joined Wrekin Products as director of regional sales for the south.

RWC is covered from Tottenham to Tipperary

Reliance Water Controls has appointed Cole Greenwood as regional sales manager (home counties and west), and Garth Walsh as product manager (Ireland) to its strong sales team.

Redland appoints country manager

Andy Dennis has been appointed country manager for Monier Redland UK.

New head at Twyford confirmed

Brent Hudson will now have full responsibility for Twyford in the UK and Ireland as its head.

J Rotherham welcomes regional sales manager

J Rotherham has expanded its workforce by adding sales specialist Mike Dixon to its team.

Brett Martin appoints Chris Dawson as sales director

Brett Martin Plumbing & Drainage has appointed Chris Dawson as sales director to add further strength and expertise to the sales team.

Flexseal secures future with flurry of new starters

Six new members of staff have begun work at coupling manufacturer Flexseal during the summer months.

Jim Boyce joins Intergas Heating

Intergas Heating has appointed Jim Boyce as the company’s new sales director. Formerly sales director of Main Boilers, Mr Boyce joins the team on 13 October.

New MD at the helm of Builders’ Merchant Company

Builders' Merchant Company Ltd, the North Lincolnshire-based independent builders’ merchant, has promoted its commercial director Duncan Thomson to managing director.

Sales growth for Natural Paving Products

Celebrating its 10th year of trading, Natural Paving Products (UK) reports that business is stronger than ever; and to support its continual growth has appointed Lavinia Dowson as a new member of the Northern sales team.

OBAS CEO becomes president of North & Western Lancashire Chamber of Commerce

OBAS Group’s chief executive officer Norman Tenray has become the president of the North & Western Lancashire Chamber of Commerce, at its 98th Annual General Meeting on 22 September 2014.

New sales manager for Fakro

As part of its sales team expansion, Fakro has appointed John Walton as business development manager covering an area from Cambridgeshire to West London.

Saniflo welcomes new regional field sales manager

Saniflo UK has welcomed Martyn Andreoli to the post of southern regional field sales manager. Mr Andreoli, who is responsible for a team of four, joined the company in May and has since set about getting to grips with the Saniflo culture, products and customers.

New sales director for Supreme Concrete

In a move that will strengthen the company’s commercial structure, Supreme Concrete has appointed Ex-FMCG sales specialist Tim Wright to the position of sales director.

New sales appointments at Horstmann

Horstmann has added two new area sales managers to its UK sales team.

TIMco continues to build team

TIMco has appointed two new sales managers, Tanya Griffiths and John Gregson. The appointments come shortly after the company reported an increase in turnover to £16.1m and announced plans to reinvest back into its staff and business.

Chandlers appoints new non-executive director

Chandlers Building Supplies has appointed Sue Knight as a non-executive director.

Appointments at IDS

There are two new faces at International Decorative Services (IDS).

The Performance Timber Products Group appoints new CEO

Roy Wakeman, OBE, executive chairman of The Performance Timber Products Group (PTPG) has announced that Joe Martoccia, currently commercial director of Ultraframe (UK), will join PTPG as chief executive officer (CEO). His appointment will take effect from 15 December, 2014.

Grange appoints Rob Giles to marketing role

Decorative garden structures and fencing expert, Grange has appointed Rob Giles as senior product manager. The newly created role reports to sales and marketing manager Richard Bennett and sees Mr Giles take charge of market analysis and new product development across the company’s whole range and via all channels to market.

Two new appointments at LB Roof Windows

LB Roof Windows has strengthened its sales team with the addition of Karen Overton and Ana Pilling. The pair joined shortly after the company announced a 30% increase over the first six months.

New faces at SCA Timber Supply

The growth of SCA Timber Supply UK has resulted in several new appointments.

John Tate joins the team at Fernox

Fernox has appointed John Tate as technical project engineer. An experienced mechanical engineer and designer, Mr Tate will now have a central role in the company’s comprehensive product development programme.

Jordan follows in his father’s footsteps at GPH

Seventeen-year-old Jordan Henderson has secured a full-time career as stock controller at GPH Builders Merchants, after a part-time job helping his father.

Keyline strengthens utilities division with senior appointment

Keyline has appointed a senior manager to continue the next phase of growth within its utilities division. John Oakes joins as national sales office manager for utilities.

HOPPE appoints new business development manager

HOPPE UK has appointed Lee Piper as business development manager for the South of England.

New face at Fakro

Lyndon Clack has joined Fakro following a 28-year career in the building industry.

Rixonway staff celebrate long service

Staff at Rixonway Kitchens in Dewsbury are celebrating their many years of service with the company.

Bosch boosts sales presence in Scotland and Cumbria

Bosch Commercial and Industrial Heating has appointed Michael Thomson as commercial technical manager for the Scotland and Cumbria areas.

Bracknell Roofing appoints quality systems manager

Harry Henderson is the newly appointed quality systems manager at Bracknell Roofing.

New area sales managers at Baxi Commercial

Baxi Commercial has expanded its sales team by appointing three new area sales managers.

New operations director at Stelrad

David Taylor has been appointed as operations director for Stelrad Radiators.

Drakes Plumbing Supplies appoints new head of sales

Drakes Plumbing Supplies has appointed Adam Austin as its new head of sales.

Aggregate Industries appoints new head of sustainability

New appointment at Hargreaves Drainage

Cast iron drainage manufacturer and distributor Hargreaves Drainage has appointed a new national sales manager.

Gavin Watson joins ELCO

ELCO UK, formerly MHS Boilers, has appointed Gavin Watson as its new sales director. He will be responsible for the nationwide sales team and further development of the commercial range of heating, hot water and renewable products.