Builders' Merchants News
Isover appoints Mike Prince as Technical Insulation National Sales Director

Isover is delighted to announce the promotion of long-standing member of the Saint-Gobain Group, Mike Prince, who will be commencing his new role as National Sales Director for Technical Insulation.

Sentinel hires a new Area Sales Manager

Sentinel has appointed Damien Huxtable as the company’s new Area Sales Manager for Southwest England and South Wales.

Rudridge promotes Pete Hathway to Branch Manager

Groundwork and materials supplier Rudridge has promoted Pete Hathway to the position of Branch Manager at their Horsham depot.

Marley Alutec sales team continues to grow

The UK based aluminium guttering, rainwater drainage and eaves solutions company has appointed two new additions to its sales team. Kayleigh Bullock and Jamie Adams bring with them a wealth of experience, and are delighted to join the company.

New member to Stelrad Brand Specialists team

Silva Simonaviciute has joined the Stelrad Brand Specialists team looking after the East London territory for the leading radiator brand in the UK.

Two branch promotions at Keyline Bristol

Keyline Bristol has promoted Scott Kilmer and Ant Low to Regional Tool Hire Manager and Tool Hire Manager respectably.

New Branch Manager at Keyline Birtley

Keyline has announced that Scott Glazier has returned to Keyline in Birtley as its new Branch Manager.

Howarth Timber looks to build brand with new appointments

Howarth Timber and Building Supplies has appointed Paul Bullivant as its new Commercial Director.

RAVATHERM UK appoints Technical And Specification Manager

Rob Firman, has joined the RAVATHERM UK team.

ERA appoints Simon Brown to Head of Smartware

ERA, the UK’s home security specialist has appointed Simon Brown as Head of Smartware Sales.

Ibstock Brick promotes Andy Batterham to Director of Technical Services

Joining Ibstock Brick in 1996, Andy has 22 years’ experience across all areas of the business and will help drive forward the development of the company’s portfolio of products and services.

BMCo appoints new Business Development Manager

Builders' Merchant Company Ltd has appointed Claire Cotton as its new Business Development Manager for South Yorkshire.

Fernox welcomes Darren Fretter-Hall to its sales team

Darren Fretter-Hall has joined leading chemical water treatment and filter manufacturer Fernox as its new Area Sales Manager in the Midlands.

New Head of Product Management for Baxi Heating

Mike Parsons has been appointed to a new role at Baxi Heating – Head of Product Management, UK and Ireland.

Rebecca joins Stelrad Brand Specialists Team

Rebecca Mulholland has joined the Stelrad Brand Specialists team, looking after plumbers’ merchants and their customers across Yorkshire for the leading radiator manufacturer.

ERA appoints new Head of Marketing

ERA has appointed Tania Tams as head of marketing to oversee the communications and marketing activity across the company’s distribution channels.

Allegion appoints Business Development Manager, UK North

Philip Hamilton has been appointed by Allegion UK as Business Development Manager in the North.

New Group Purchasing Director at Lords Group

The Lords Group has appointed Steve Bath as Group Purchasing Director.

Two new senior appointments at Plumbase

Plumbase has made two senior appointments, which will have dual roles of improving the online purchasing process for plumbers and enhancing support for the merchant’s network of branches across the UK.

BLANCO appoints new Regional Sales Manager for Northern Ireland

BLANCO UK has appointed Darren McCrellis as Regional Sales Manager for Northern Ireland.

SIG Performance Technology appoints new Product Development Director

SIG Performance Technology has appointed Liam Colebrook in the new role of Product Development Director. 

NM Group welcomes former Travis Perkins director

NM Group (North Midland Construction Plc) has recruited former Travis Perkins regional direc-tor Robert Walsh.

AG’s new Head of Specification

Acheson + Glover (AG) is to increase its focus on the professional market with the appointment of a new Head of Specification Sales.

Branch promotions at Keyline Hayes

Keyline has announced the promotions of Mark Branch and Amy Desai who are based at its depot in Hayes.

Sentinel expands technical team

Sentinel has expanded its technical team by appointing Ella Cooper to the position of Technical Support Manager.

Wolseley UK appoints new MD

Wolseley UK has announced the appointment of a new Managing Director, who will focus on improving the company’s profitability.

New Specification Sales Director for Potterton

Scott Ditchfield has been appointed Sales Director – Specification at Potterton.

Saniflo team adds to sales team

Cal McCarthy joined Saniflo as Area Sales Manager for the North West region to help develop sales of both Saniflo and the range of Kinedo shower cubicles.

Södra employs Jörgen Hermansson as President of Södra Building Systems

Södra’s investment in a cross-laminated timber (CLT) facility at Värö and Jörgen Hermansson will lead the unit.

New appointment at Hamilton

Hamilton has appointed Emily Chance as Trade Brand Manager.

Alumasc Rainwater expands team with new ASM

Alumasc Rainwater, part of Alumasc Water Management Solutions (AWMS), has appointed David Loader as Area Sales Manager for the South West and South Wales.

Visqueen makes several new appointments

Visqueen has made new appointments to aline with its ‘The difference is Visqueen’ strategy.

New appointment in Stuart Turner’s Sales and Specification team

Stuart Turner’s has added to its Sales and Specification team with the appointment of Ben Noonan as Specification Sales Manager. Ben joins an established team of industry experts focussing on new brands; Mainsboost and Aquaboost.

Specflue makes new appointment

Deborah McCreadie has been appointed to the new role of Business Development Manager - Commercial Products at Specflue.

Builders’ merchant stair supplier appoints new Regional Sales Managers

TwoTwenty has appointed two regional Sales Managers.

Yale UK announces new addition to the supply team

Yale has started the New Year with an appointment within the supply team, to aid stock forecasting, to increase efficiency in this area.

Christina Hopton promoted to Regional Sales Director at Keyline

Keyline is delighted to announce the promotion of Christina Hopton to Regional Sales Director for the South West.

Kent Blaxill plans for growth in 2018

Kent Blaxill continues to expand in 2018 with the appointment of a Sales Di-rector, Mark Robinson.

Gary Laird appointed National Commercial Manager at Peter Cox

Peter Cox has appointment Gary Laird to the role of National Commercial Manager.

Grant UK appoints Renewables Manager

After joining Grant UK in the summer of 2017, Kevin Ellis has now been appointed as Renewables Manager for the Company and will be providing support in the renewables sector to customers throughout England, Scotland and Wales.

Jungheinrich UK welcomes new Managing Director

Jungheinrich UK has announced the appointment of Luuk Snijders as Managing Director, effective January 2018. Luuk is succeeding Jan Lorenz and transfers from his role as Managing Director, Jungheinrich Russia, with Jan Lorenz returning to a senior management position at Jungheinrich Group headquarters in Hamburg, Germany.

Marley Alutec continues its development with two new appointments

Marley Alutec has further developed its team with the appointment of two new employees based at its Bedford headquarters.

New Head of Marketing for JCB Paint

JCB Paint has appointed Michael Haigh as Head of Marketing.

Slatescape appoints three new members to its sales team

Slatescape has three new appointments to its sales team in order to satisfy demand for the years ahead.

Allegion UK Appoints New End User Solution Strategy Manager

Safety and security solutions provider Allegion has appointed James Keith as End User Solution Strategy Manager for its UK business to strengthen Allegion’s profile with architects and end users.

Lakes Bathrooms appoints new Operations Director to its board

Lakes Bathrooms adds to its team of board directors with the appointment of new Operations Director Mick Evans.

SCA Merchant Services hires Finance Business Partner

SCA Merchant Services are delighted to announce the appointment of Becky Whittaker as Finance Business Partner - Merchant Services

Festool grows the team in preparation for a busy 2018

Festool has grown its UK team as a response to increased sales over the past year – and to prepare for an even busier year in 2018.

New Product Manager for Wirquin

Jill Eyre has joined Sanitary equipment specialist Wirquin as its new product Manager for Projects.

Howard Luft is appointed as Selco’s new Chief Executive

Howard Luft has been named as the new Chief Executive of Selco Builders Warehouse.