Builders' Merchants News
New financial controller at Buttle’s

St Albans-based timber and builders’ merchant Buttle’s has appointed Virginia Dale as financial controller.

SBS welcomes new commercial director

Carl Gardner has been appointed as commercial director for Sustainable Building Solutions (SBS), a division of the Travis Perkins Group, to further develop its range of services and expertise.

Pegler Yorkshire strengthens management team

Pegler Yorkshire has announced key management changes in order to grow the business domestically and internationally.

Wrekin expands geosynthetics team

Wrekin Products has appointed Laura Perrett as geosynthetics account manager.

Quality is the top priority for SCA Timber Supply

SCA Timber Supply has appointed a new quality assurance and control team across its three sites.

Brick specialist joins Buttle’s

Buttle’s has appointed Barry Coombes as area sales manager with special responsibility for brick sales.

Aico builds plumbing and heating merchant team

Aico has appointed a team of distribution development representatives (DDRs) dedicated exclusively to the plumbing and heating merchant channel.

New GB Distributor manager appointed

Acheson & Glover (A&G) has given Peter Turner the position of commercial sales manager – GB Distributors. This is a new role within the company and has come about as a result of the increasing amount of business A&G has been doing with its wide base of merchant customers.

Ideal Commercial Boilers appoints new specification manager

Simon Carpenter has joined Ideal Commercial Boilers in the role of specification manager, expanding the company’s growing team of consultative technical experts.

Scott Craig joins Pegler Yorkshire

Pegler Yorkshire has appointed Scott Craig as its new commercial director.

Movers and shakers at Wavin

Wavin has appointed two new senior managers at its Chippenham and Doncaster production plants.

New Fakro face for North Wales

Craig Edwards has joined the expanding Fakro sales team as business development manager for North Wales and the North West.

Redring Xpelair Group announce senior appointment

Redring Xpelair Group (RXG) has appointed Joseph Holland as its new technical director.

Ridgeons welcomes new HR director

Ridgeons has appointed Ann Corbyn as the group’s new HR director.

New starters at Snows

Snows Timber has made two new appointments to its regional sales team covering the south and west of England.

New recruits bolster Yale trade support

Security specialist Yale has strengthened its trade division with the appointment of four new salespeople.

TrustMark’s new chief executive looks to the future

Simon Ayers has joined TrustMark as its new chief executive, taking over from Alan Slaney who ran the organisation as interim chief executive officer since June 2013. Mr Slaney has now returned to the Board as a non-executive director.

Bond It expands national sales team

Bond It has made four new appointments to its national sales force with Marc Holliday, Callum Harriette, Eddie Hutchings and Jack Collins as national sales managers.

Bosch expands sales team

Bosch Commercial & Industry Heating has appointed two new heating & hot water specialists to its expanding sales team.

Natural Paving Products restructures sales team

To keep up with the strengthening industry, Natural Paving Products has appointed Andy Toovey and promoted Tim Rushton as part of the development of its sales team.

Wirquin expands sales team

Wirquin has extended its sales & marketing team with the appointments of Martin Roberts and Jim Brennan, to meet growing customer demand for its sanitary equipment.

Peter Caplehorn joins the Construction Products Association

Peter Caplehorn has joined the Construction Products Association as policy director and deputy chief executive.

Plumb and Parts Center appoints new regional trading director

Matthew Webber has been appointed Plumb and Parts Center’s new regional trading director for Northern England and the East Midlands.

Howarth welcomes new member to GreenHouse team

Jack Lomas is joining the Howarth Timber & Building Supplies team at its Rochdale-based GreenHouse.

ASSA ABLOY Security Solutions announce dedicated trade focus

ASSA ABLOY Security Solutions has appointed a new managing director as it announces its decision to focus solely on trade customers.

Plytech appoints sales director

Marc King has joined Plytech UK as sales director, bringing 10 years of sales, marketing and senior management experience supplying the merchant sector.

Dale expands sales team

Dale Windows has welcomed a new member to its sales team with the appointment of Louisa Cairns as business development officer.

New marketing manager for InSinkErator

InSinkErator has appointed Linda Phoutthasak as marketing manager, Europe.

Ideal Bathrooms extends sales team

Ideal bathrooms has appointed Lindsay Fillingham as area sales manager for the North East region.

Thomas Dudley appoints new plastics director

Thomas Dudley has announced the appointment of Stephen Pepper as plastics divisional director.

New marketing manager for Ideal Bathrooms

Ideal Bathrooms has appointed Julie Barker to the newly created role of marketing manager.

Martin Cummins returns to Bostik

Bostik has appointed Martin Cummins as technical support manager for its UK construction business.

Selco's Malcolm Aldridge retires after 20 years

Malcolm Aldridge retired from Selco Builders Warehouse yesterday (30 June) after more than 20 years at the firm.

BSW launches marketing team with new appointments

BSW Building Services has made two appointments to its new marketing team. Sean Kember and Jessica Hicks will aim to build BSW's profile in the South East.

Sales and marketing team expands at Thomas Dudley

Thomas Dudley has made two promotions and one newly created position within its expanding sales and marketing team.

Kent Blaxill makes senior appointments

Kent Blaxill has made two appointments affecting its Ipswich store and its senior management team.

New addition to VADO’s board of directors

VADO has appointed Max Campbell-Jones as its new finance director. Mr Campbell-Jones joins the company from Saint-Gobain Rencol where he spent the last seven years as finance director.

Roca and Laufen appoint new product manager

Roca and Laufen have strengthened their product management team with the appointment of Jennifer Farmery.

New regional sales manager for Klober

Roofing specialist Klober has appointed Adrian Fishley to the role of area sales manager covering the South West and South Wales.

Linde appoints new head of business development

Linde Material Handling UK has appointed Richard Smart as its new head of business development.

J S Wright appoints new senior design engineer

J S Wright - a Birmingham-based mechanical services provider - has appointed David Bradbury as a senior design engineer.

InSinkErator appoints key account manager

Simon Martin has joined InSinkErator – manufacturer of food waste disposers and steaming hot water taps – as key account manager.

New Rixonway appointment will take company “from strength to strength”

Dewsbury-based Rixonway Kitchens has appointed Phil Bonar as director of merchant sales, to help the company bolster growth in the market.

Methven has a new chief executive officer

Premium shower and tapware manufacturer Methven has announced the appointment of Martin Walker as the new chief executive officer (CEO) of Methven UK, following the resignation of Steve Lee.

New appointment at Lecico

Lecico has appointed Tricia Holmes as its new head of marketing for the UK.

A trio of appointments at Ideal Bathrooms

In recognition of the growing demand for larger projects such as social housing and domestic newbuilds, Ideal Bathrooms has extended its contract department which specialises in the handling of larger orders for building project work.

Ideal's new trainer

Ideal Boilers has welcomed a new member to its training team. Colin Daly, who is based in Gateshead and joins the team as technical training manager, will manage the northern ‘territory’ covering from Birmingham to Scotland.

Mick’s new role at Wilo UK

Wilo UK has announced the appointment of Mick Maddams as key account manager for the southern region.

A new face at Drain Center

Ben Hills has been appointed as Drain Center’s trading director.

New MD at Baxi Commercial

Baxi Commercial has appointed Andrew Maclagan as its new managing director.