Builders' Merchants News
Boilermag announces appointment of London and home counties area sales manager

Eclipse Magnetics has expanded its Boilermag team by recruiting Andrew Linford to the position of area sales manager for the London and home counties region.

Wilo UK appoints new commercial area sales manager

Pump manufacturer Wilo UK has announced the appointment of Donald Morrison as commercial area sales manager for the Yorkshire region.

BMF appoints industry analyst

The Builders Merchants Federation (BMF) has appointed Rikesh Patel as an industry analyst.

Breedon Aggregates appoints group CEO

Breedon Aggregates has announced that Pat Ward, currently CEO of Aggregate Industries Europe (a subsidiary of LafargeHolcim) (AI), has agreed to join the company as group CEO.

CCF invests in regional operations managers

Insulation and interior building products distributor CCF has appointed three regional operation managers. They are tasked with achieving consistently excellent standards of service and operational ‘know how’ across the regions.

Hambleside Danelaw recruits new national sales manager

Hambleside Danelaw has appointed Neil Brown as national sales manager of its Roofing and Ventilation division.

Kelkay appoints Alan Sheppard to lead UK sales department

Kelkay, the market-leading manufacturer and distributor of aggregates, has appointed Alan Sheppard as UK sales manager.

Elliotts Premier Roofing appoints new directors

Elliotts, the independent supplier of building products, has introduced two new directors to its Premier Roofing division.

Merchant support team formed by Alumasc Water Management

Alumasc Water Management Solutions (AWMS) has formed a new merchant support team to offer increased support for its customers.

Ridgeons provides sendoff to retiree

Ridgeons has wished an employee from its Lowestoft branch a happy retirement following the end of her 11 years of company service.

Simon seals promotion with Gorilla Glue

Simon Damp has been promoted to managing director of Gorilla Glue Europe. The move comes following seven years in the role as European sales director, which he assumed when he launched the brand into the UK market.

New head of sales for Stewart Milne Timber Systems

Stewart Milne Timber Systems has announced the appointment of Mike Perry as head of sales.

Daikin Applied Service establishes A/C unitary equipment sales team

Daikin Applied Service has announced the appointment of Paul Lewis as sales manager for the company’s recently established A/C unitary equipment division.

Simon Pearson joins expanding Brett Landscaping team

Simon Pearson has joined Brett Landscaping & Building Products in the newly created role of sales and marketing director.

MRA Marketing expands with two new account managers

Another two new starters have joined the MRA Marketing team. Charlotte Dixon and Laura Excell have been recruited as PR account managers and will be working alongside the company’s director Lucia Di Stazio.

Vokèra appoints UK managing director

Vokèra has appointed Phil Adams as its new managing director.

VIP-Polymers appoints new commercial director

VIP-Polymers has announced the appointment of Jon Crean to the position of commercial director with immediate effect.

Derran Gates rejoins Williams & Co

After several years in sales roles with Glow-worm and Ideal Boilers, Derran Gates has returned to Williams & Co to run its flagship branch in Claybank Road, Portsmouth.

Stewart Milne Timber Systems recruits new head of planning

Skills honed over a career as colonel in the Royal Marines are being applied to Stewart Milne Timber Systems' head of planning role after the manufacturer’s recruitment of Nick Lindley.

Wrekin recruits world champion sailor

Wrekin Products, manufacturer of civil engineering products, has appointed Carl Gibbon as supply chain & logistics manager.

Rinnai recruit sales manager

Mike Wheeler has been appointed national sales manager at Rinnai, manufacturer of continuous flow hot water heating systems.

Two new appointments for Rodo

Rodo, supplier of decorating sundries, workwear and PPE, has announced two new appointments to join its field sales team.

Richard Soper retires as CEO of Worcester, Bosch Group

Richard Soper has announced his retirement from the position of CEO of Worcester, Bosch Group.

Filplastic targets North and Midlands with expanded sales team

Racking specialist Filplastic has bolstered its sales team with a host of new appointments.

Promat appoints area sales manager for Home Counties

Promat UK has appointed Aaron Gardiner as an area sales manager, responsible for overseeing the company’s sales operations in the northern and southern Home Counties.

Nick Sims is appointed as managing director - merchants at Ridgeons

Ridgeons has undergone a restructure to support its three-year growth plan.

Natural Paving Products recruits new support manager

Natural Paving Products (UK) has employed Craig Brook, a hard landscaping professional, as its installer support manager.

Salamander Pumps appoints new business development manager

Salamander Pumps has appointed Nick Bennett as business development manager for the Southern region.

New appointment strengthens Howarth Timber’s digital presence

Howarth Timber has continued to invest in its digital presence following the appointment of a new online manager.

Yale recruits former employee as head of trade accounts

Security specialist Yale has appointed Chris Hardman as head of national accounts (trade), saying the move shows the company’s investment in its relationship with partners in the trade sector.

Three recruits join Keyline rail operations

Keyline has made three appointments to support its UK rail specialists.

International Timber appoints sales director to service South East

International Timber has appointed Mathew Lewis as regional sales director for the South East of England.

IKO welcomes new national account manager

IKO has appointed Andrew Oxley as the new national account manager for its distribution division.

FMB recruit area board manager from Ridgeons

The Federation of Master Builders (FMB), has appointed Dave Jordan as an area board member, joining from timber and builders merchant Ridgeons.

Bristan announces addition of new business development manager

Bristan has appointed Andrew Warrener as business development manager.

F & P appoints new programme director

David Dunbavand has been announced as F & P Wholesale's new programme director.

New sustainability adviser for Wienerberger

Wienerberger, provider of wall, roof and landscaping products, has announced the appointment of Stephanie Palmer as its new sustainability adviser.

Promotion at GB Plastics as online sales soar

Specialist supplier of PVC building products, General Building Plastics, has promoted Anthony Hammond to the position of head of online sales.

BMF adds new membership services director

The Builders Merchants Federation (BMF) has appointed Richard Ellithorne as membership services director.

Angela Rushforth leaves Ridgeons Group

Angela Rushforth, formerly group managing director at Ridgeons, has left the company to take up a new role at a national builders' merchant.

Andrew Robinson appointed LG sales agent for Ireland

LG has appointed Andrew Robinson as its new sales agent for Northern Ireland.

New director appointed at SCA Timber Supply UK

SCA Timber Supply UK has appointed John Lloyd as group supply chain and procurement director.

Sales team grows at PERI with senior additions

PERI has announced the appointment of Stephen Parker and Neil Butlin to senior sales roles.

Covers staff enjoy rewards of long service

A collective total of 170 years worth of employment has been amassed by six members of staff at Covers Timber and Builders Merchants.

Snows Timber sales team grows

Snows Timber has added to its London & South East regional sales team with the appointment of Chris Geary.

VADO recruit new national sales manager

VADO has announced the appointment of Pete Mersh to the position of national sales manager for its specification team.

IoBM welcomes new vice president and junior vice president

The Institute of Builders Merchants (IoBM) has appointed two of its governors to the positions of vice president and junior vice president.

MKM appoints new chief executive

MKM Building Supplies has appointed Philip Johns to the position of chief executive officer.

Stelrad appoints new product manager

Radiator manufacturer Stelrad has announced the appointment of Fraser Toogood to the position of product manager.

Francis Cunild retires from Matki after 44 years

Francis Cunild, managing director and a founding member of Matki, is retiring after 44 years with the company.