Builders' Merchants News
ARP hires new Area Sales Manager

ARP, a supplier of aluminium and cast iron rainwater and roofline systems to the UK merchant sector, is has announced the appointment of Mark Luke as its new Area Sales Manager for the South West and South Wales region.

Kent Blaxill appoints Area Managers

Kent Blaxill has appointed two Area Managers to ensure the smooth operating of its growing branch network, which currently comprises 13 stores.

Visqueen appoints new Technical Sales Manager

Visqueen Building Products, manufacturer and supplier of structural waterproofing and gas protection systems, has appointed Steve D’Arcy as Technical Sales Manager in the North West.

Methven appoints new area sales manager

Methven has appointed a new Area Sales Manager for its central region.

Christina moves on up at Keyline

Christina Hopton has been promoted to Branch Manager at Keyline’s Southampton depot.

BMCo recruit Matt Fawkes to the expanding business

Builders’ Merchant Company are extending their workforce by introducing Matt Fawkes as their Scunthorpe Branch Manager.

Sales and distribution team expansion for ERA

West-midlands based ERA, a UK’s home security distributor, has expanded its sales and distribution team to help support the company’s continued progression within the distribution and retail side of business.

Digby Stone recruits Toby Stuart-Jervis to join its growing team

Digby Stone has recruited Toby Stuart-Jervis to join the family business as a Director alongside Managing Directors Darren and Claire Digby.

Midlands’ family business GB Plastics announces new MD

Second generation family-run and owned General Building Plastics (GB Plastics) has announced a new senior management structure, with the appointment of current co-director Alan Sutherland to the new role of managing director.

Aggregate Industries employee celebrates 40 years service

Paul Marley, an Internal Sales Representative for the Building Products division of Aggregate Industries, is celebrating 40 years with the construction materials supplier, having started with the company in 1977, just three weeks shy of his 16th birthday.

Coram Group expands estimating team to meet customer demand

Coram Group UK’s Central Estimating Office has announced the recruitment of an additional administrative coordinator to work alongside the team based at the Shropshire factory site.

David Stacey has been appointed as president of the Guild of Architectural Ironmongers

David Stacey has been elected president of the Guild of Architectural Ironmongers (GAI) and leads a new team of executive officers.

Manhattan Associates appoints Craig Summers as managing director

Manhattan Associates has announced the appointment of Craig Summers to the position of Managing Director.

Ian Northen appointed as Chief Executive for Ridgeon Group

Ridgeon Group has appointed Ian Northen as its new Chief Executive.

Fabdec targets Scotland for growth with new sales agent

Heating products manufacturer Fabdec is looking to Scotland for growth, following the appointment of Peter Ferguson as technical sales agent.

Remeha bolsters CHP sales team

Remeha has strengthened its Combined Heat and Power (CHP) sales team with the appointment of Mark Gibbons as Technical Sales Manager.

Supertouch appoints new Footwear Specialist

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and Workwear specialist Supertouch, has appointed Martin Russell as Footwear Sales Manager.

ATAG Commercial appoints new Area Sales Manager

Boiler manufacturer ATAG Commercial has appointed Nick Underwood as Area Sales Manager for the South of England.

Grange hires two new members to its marketing team

Grange Fencing has expanded its marketing team with the appointment of two new team members.

Keyline employee celebrates 10 years of service

An employee at Keyline in Northampton has celebrated the impressive milestone of 10 years of service at the business.

Wilo UK appoints Sales Director

Ian Moore has been appointed Sales Director Building Services at Wilo UK.

Covers appoints new Commercial Director

Philip Walford has been appointed as Commercial Director at Covers timber and builders merchants.

Plumbase appoints a new national sales team

Plumbase has appointed a new national sales development team to forge closer links between its customers and network of 170 branches.

Alpha welcomes new Director of Customer Service and Relations

Richard Geldard joins Alpha Heating Innovation as the new Director of Customer Service and Relations, bringing with him extensive knowledge and a genuine passion for helping others.

Alpha welcomes new director of customer service and relations

Richard Geldard joins Alpha Heating Innovation as the new director of customer service and relations, bringing with him extensive knowledge and a genuine passion for helping others.

FireAngel strengthens team

FireAngel has appointed two new managers as part of its continued investment in its growing sales team.

Andrew Keating named president of the EUA

Baxi Heating’s UK and Ireland marketing director Andrew Keating has been appointed as the new president of the Energy and Utilities Alliance (EUA).

Methven appoints UK head of marketing

Methven has appointed its first UK head of marketing as it strives to cement its place within the UK and European market.

Bradstone appoints new sales director

Bradstone, the domestic landscaping division of Aggregate Industries, has appointed Andrew Singleton to the role of sales director.

A new training officer for dhf

Door & Hardware Federation (dhf) has announced a new member in its training team. Mike Lee will join the organisation as a full-time trainer at the beginning of July.

New managing director for Buttle’s

Nick Sims has been appointed as managing director of St Albans-based builders’ merchant Buttle’s. He succeeds William Naylor, who is retiring after three years in the post.

GB Plastics adds two branch managers to its Midlands network

General Building Plastics has appointed new managers at two of its Midlands branches.

Electrorad appoints new commercial manager

With the continued growth year on year, Electrorad has appointed Clive Haley as its new commercial manager.

Allegion appoints new commercial leader for UK and Ireland

Allegion has appointed Pete Hancox as commercial leader of its UK and Ireland businesses to build and lead strategic partnerships in specification.

Rutland apprentice opts for career change with has recently welcomed a new apprentice to its head office in Market Overton, Rutland.

New Geberit executive team announced

As Geberit moves into the next phase of its development, the company has reorganised its executive team, with new directors to lead its sales and marketing teams.

Keyline appoints new managing director and national account manager

Keyline has announced Paul Beaman as its new managing director following the departure of Kieran Griffin who has taken up the role of managing director at BSS.

First in line at Russell Roof Tiles

Russell Roof Tiles has created a new role at its Burton factory site, as part of its investment in production.

Actavo appoints manager of flagship midlands branch

Actavo Hire & Sales Solutions has appointed Nicky Emery as manager of its branch in the Great Barr area of Birmingham.

Baxi Heating unveils team changes

Baxi Heating has bolstered its specialist team of Combined Heat and Power (CHP) experts with the appointment of Paul Wilson as national sales manager for Remeha’s CHP division.

Kelkay appoints new head of marketing

Kelkay has announced the appointment of Sarah Downing to the senior management team in the newly created role of head of marketing.

Instinct product manager

The PHG has appointed John Dicken to the position of Instinct product group manager.

Coram Group UK appoints group sales director

Coram Group UK has announced the appointment of Steve Huntly to the position of group sales director.

New sales appointment at Wirquin

Emma Maude has joined Wirquin as the new business development manager for the North West, Yorkshire and the East Midlands.

New appointment a step up for Deco-Pak

Deco-Pak has appointed a new national sales and key account manager, with Rod Slater, previously the decorative aggregate specialist’s general manager, becoming company director.

Gripsure expands to meet demand

Gripsure has appointed Dean Gosling as production supervisor, Andris Klebahs as production operative, Kevin Davis as production assistant, and Jed Brokenshire has been promoted to production manager.

W.Howard Group recruits top sales talent

MDF profile manufacturer and distributor, The W.Howard Group has appointed top sales talent to its expanding UK and Irish team.

A boost for Encon Insulation’s merchant team

Encon Insulation has expanded its dedicated merchant team with the appointment of Steve Clarke as regional sales director for the north of England and Scotland.

Promotions and new staff for Russell Roof Tiles

Four promotions follow a successful 12 months for Russell Roof Tiles, where continued sales growth has gone hand-in-hand with an expansion of Russell’s product range.

Bovis Homes appoints new managing director

National housebuilder Bovis Homes has announced the appointment of James Dunne as managing director of its Thames Valley region.