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Sektor appoints new regional sales manager for the Midlands

Sektor has appointed Georgina Fitzgerald as regional sales manager for the Midlands. The new role will be central to developing business in the region and expanding the support offered to customers.

Fernox appoints South East regional sales manager

Fernox has appointed Mike Skivington as regional sales manager for the South East.

Allegion appoints senior team members

Allegion has strengthened its team with the appointment of a new commercial director and senior quality manager.

Flexseal announces changes to external sales team

Flexseal has recently enhanced its external team with two new area sales manager appointments.

New MD appointed at Metsä Wood UK

Mike Ward has been appointed as managing director of Metsä Wood UK and succeeds Mike Lomas.

Kent Blaxill appoints Colchester branch manager

Nick Scully has joined Kent Blaxill as branch manager at its store in Colchester.

BMCO appoints new apprentice

Builders’ Merchant Co (BMCO) continues to support the youth of today by recruiting a new apprentice at its branch in Hull.

Supertouch appoints supply chain manager

Supertouch has appointed Selwyn Smith as supply chain manager for the UK. Mr Smith will be based at the Supertouch National Distribution Centre in the West Midlands, where he will be responsible for leading the supply chain team that supports customers across the United Kingdom and Ireland.

New account development manager for AWMS’ Merchant Support Team

Alumasc Water Management Solutions (AWMS) has expanded its Merchant Support Team with the appointment of Sophia Jelaca as account development manager for the central area.

New MD appointed at MRA Marketing

In a move to consolidate the next growth period, Lucia Di Stazio has been appointed as managing director of MRA Marketing.

Senior appointments for Hanson Cement

Hanson Cement has made a number of new senior appointments within its packed products team: Andy Simpson becomes national commercial director; Chris Hall joins Hanson as national account manager; and Jack Vincent is promoted to field sales manager, a new position within the company.

Virtual Worlds expands sales team

Virtual Worlds is continuing to grow with the addition of two new regional sales representatives. Miles Maunganidze and Brandon Kwesiga have joined the firm to help drive sales of its design software and raise awareness of the product in businesses across the south of England, the Midlands and Wales.

BMF expands local support with fifth regional manager

The BMF has appointed Matt Haines as regional manager for the West Midlands, North West and North Wales, with effect from 15 August 2016.

Dale appoints national sales manager

UK timber window and door specialist Dale has appointed Matt Chambers as national sales manager to oversee the company's continued nationwide growth.

Senior appointments in Hanson Cement

Hanson Cement has made two senior promotions; Mark Hickingbottom has been appointed national commercial director, bulk cement; while Andy Simpson becomes national commercial director – packed.

Polyvine appoints new national sales manager

Polyvine has appointed David Clayton as national sales manager covering its specialist stockist, general retail and professional user markets throughout the UK. His remit is to build sales for the company’s decorating and wood care ranges with existing and new accounts and to create a national sales team for the company.

Filplastic appoints Simon Cobb as national project manager

Racking supplier Filplastic has strengthened its senior team with the appointment of Simon Cobb.

Elliotts strengthens its marketing team

Elliotts has bolstered its marketing team with the addition of marketing manager, Julie Shaw.

BMF boosts public affairs support in Wales

The Builders Merchants Federation (BMF) has appointed David Harding as its first Public Affairs consultant for Wales.

New head for Actavo’s flagship branch

Actavo has appointed Paul Madders to head its Birmingham flagship branch. His appointment as branch manager coincides the opening of a new training facility designed to offer both customer and in-house training courses.

Charcon appoints new national specification manager

Charcon, the commercial hard landscaping division of Aggregate Industries, has appointed Clinton Young to the role of national specification manager.

Filplastic appoints national project manager

Filplastic has strengthened its senior team with the appointment of Simon Cobb, who will oversee Filplastic’s larger national projects from proposal stage through to design, fit out and completion, ensuring jobs run smoothly and to time.

Andrew Wilkinson joins Kerridge Commercial Systems

Kerridge Commercial Systems (KCS) has appointed Andrew Wilkinson as European sales director, with an initial focus on the UK.

Hamilton strengthens sales team

Hamilton has appointed Tim Hewitt as area sales manager for the north. An experienced sales manager, Mr Hewitt has previously worked within the jewellery and electrical accessories industries and has worked for major household names including Karcher and Armeg.

Roofing insulation experts join the CCF team

Insulation and interior building products distributor CCF has recently appointed roofing insulation specialists Gaynor Dukes and Lyndon Gray to help drive forward the company’s recently introduced commercial and industrial flat roofing range.

Double promotion at Weatherite Group

Weatherite Group has announced two employee promotions at senior level. The company promoted Ricky Brookes from general manager to director and Daniel Male to general manager at Weatherite Aluminium Solutions.

Terex Construction appoints national accounts relationship manager

Terex Construction has appointed Jon Beckley to the role of national accounts relationship manager for its UK manufacturing facility in Coventry.

Pland Stainless appoints sales manager for the South of England

Mick Hart joins Pland as sales manager after 30 years in the plumbing and heating industry, which has given him a wealth of knowledge and experience in all aspects of the industry. He will be developing the Pland business via specifications with architects, builders’ merchants and contractors in his region.

Senior appointment at Newview

Newview Windows & Conservatories has appointed Kelly Lodge as marketing manager. The appointment comes as the business gears up for its next phase of growth. Ms Lodge will be responsible for overseeing all marketing activity for Newview including digital and printed marketing and PR.

W.Howard Group promotes top talent in sales team reshuffle

Astley-based The W.Howard Group has made a number of appointments and promotions within its 11-strong sales team.

Management changes at John Nicholls

John Nicholls has announced two significant promotions within its board structure. David Hebdon becomes chief operating officer and Jez Hampson takes on the role of managing director.

WJ Group recruits treatment plant manager

WJ Group has welcomed Andrew Pantry as the treatment plant manager for its Hull timber treatment facility, with the intention of optimising every aspect of the treatment process as the business expands.

DRU Fires strengthens team with two key appointments

DRU Fires has made two new appointments in its UK subsidiary company, Drugasar.

Quinn appoints new sales and marketing director

Quinn Building Products has appointed Lee Gillman as its new sales and marketing director for the UK after three years with Quinn in the commercial team.

Worcester welcomes new national specification manager

Worcester, Bosch Group has boosted the profile of its national sales team with the appointment of Rob Leonard as national specification manager.

Digby Stone hires new sales representative

Digby Stone has recruited Claire Male in the role of external sales representative. Claire has quickly built up an impressive knowledge of the products as well as the company, and is already making an impression on the people she’s met so far with her enthusiasm for the industry and passion for natural stone.

Stuart Lorne joins Lecico Bathrooms

Stuart Lorne has joined Lecico Bathrooms as area sales manager for the North West of England.

Fresh faces and new look for Howarth Timber’s Malton branch

Howarth Timber and Building Supplies is continuing its programme of investment with a number of significant changes at its Malton branch.

New president appointed at the BWF

Cliff Thrumble, managing director of Boyland Windows, has been appointed the new president of the British Woodworking Federation (BWF).

Grant UK introduces new sales manager in the South East

Grant UK has announced the appointment of Dan Caustin to area sales manager. Mr Caustin will be the main contact at Grant UK for customers in the South East including Hampshire, Surrey, West Sussex, East Sussex, South London, Kent and the Isle of Wight.

Superglass CEO takes helm of the UK’s representative insulation body

Superglass chief executive Ken Munro has been appointed chairman of the mineral wool insulation manufacturers’ representative body, MIMA, taking over from David Travill, managing director at Isover Saint Gobain.

Thomas Dudley foundry division team expands

Thomas Dudley's award-winning foundry division has appointed a new business development manager.

Product manager arrives from down under

The former product manager of one of Australia's top consumer brands has joined independent UK timber supplier Arbor Forest Products.

Ideal Standard appoints Jim Moore as managing director UK & Ireland

Ideal Standard has announced the appointment of Jim Moore as managing director UK & Ireland. 

HiB ‘makes showrooms beautiful’ with installer appointment

HiB is continuing in its commitment to ‘making bathrooms beautiful’ with the appointment Richard Fryer as its own showroom installer. Mr Fryer previously worked in the business for almost four years as a delivery driver and prior to this he worked as a professional bathroom installer.

Arbor Forest Products appoints new directors

Arbor Forest Products has appointed Jason Ostler as managing director and Phil Yell as operations director, following changes to the board of the UK timber supplier.

New challenge for Paul Martin at ATAG Commercial

ATAG Commercial has promoted Paul Martin to the position of national sales manager.

Worcester appoints new training manager

Worcester, Bosch Group has appointed Nick Fothergill as its new training manager, amidst a period of huge investment in the manufacturer’s training offering.

Flexseal appoints new sales director

Flexseal has promoted Scott McMurray to the position of UK and Ireland sales director, effective from 1 July.

New commercial director for FAKRO

FAKRO GB has appointed Dave Robertson to the newly created role of commercial director.