Builders' Merchants News
Flexseal appoints new area sales manager

Flexseal has appointed David May to the role of area sales manager for the Midlands and South West England.

New assistant brand manager for Dunlop Adhesives

Dunlop Adhesives has appointed Amy Rushton as assistant brand manager to help drive awareness of the Dunlop brand and assist in the delivery of creative campaigns for the company.

Renewed merchant focus for PJH Group

PJH Group’s Jonathan Hartley has taken on the new position of national account manager – UK merchants, following his previous PJH role as national sales manager UK (retail distribution).

MHS Radiators’ new sales appointment

MHS Radiators has further strengthened its sales team with the appointment of Lucy Archer as its new internal sales estimator.

IKO appoints new area business manager

IKO’s distribution division continues to invest by appointing a new area business manager.

Xylem Lowara UK appoints new OEM business manager

Xylem Lowara UK has appointed David Spragg as Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) business manager.

Baxi appoints new managing director

Baxi has appointed Paul Hardy as managing director of its UK residential and commercial boiler businesses, further strengthening its operations in a challenging marketplace.

Embracing the football spirit: MKM Sheffield South has two new 'signings'

The fun has started at MKM Building Supplies Sheffield South with two new signings – one a huge Sheffield Wednesday supporter and the other an avid supporter of Sheffield United.

Travis Perkins non-exec director steps down

Philip Jansen, non-executive director at Travis Perkins, is to step down on 23 May because of other business commitments.

F&P Wholesale appoints new account manager

F&P Wholesale has promoted Yvonne Wolstenholme to account manager for the Northern region.

New faces at Specflue

Reflecting its continued progress, Specflue Group has announced two new major appointments.

Commercial heavyweight bolsters ADEY

UK manufacturer ADEY Professional Heating Solutions is stepping up operations across its commercial heating system filter range with the appointment of an established industry figure to spearhead this growing part of the business.

Tembe DIY welcomes new member

Neil Herd will be joining Tembe DIY’s sales team.

Shaun Balaam builds up Kent Blaxill brick expertise

Brick specialist Shaun Balaam has joined Kent Blaxill, bringing with him 30 years of experience in the industry.

Cistermiser’s team expands

Cistermiser has welcomed Richard Bolton to its marketing team as product and brand manager.

Twyford Bathrooms appoints new commercial operations manager

Bathroom manufacturer Twyford Bathrooms has appointed Brent Hudson as its commercial operations manager, a new post created as part of the restructure of their commercial team.

MP Moran & Sons awards long-serving employee

On Thursday 14 March, Mick Moran was delighted to present James McGill with a Loyalty and Service Certificate in recognition of his 30 years as an employee of MP Moran & Sons.

Hanson Formpave appoints new technical sales manager

Mike MacRae has joined Hanson Formpave as technical sales manager for Scotland.

New managing director for SCA Timber Supply UK

On Tuesday (12 March), Neil Emsley was appointed managing director of SCA Timber Supply in the UK.

Saint-Gobain PAM UK's new business development director

Mark Esling has been appointed as the new business devlopment director of Saint-Gobain PAM UK, part of materials group Saint-Gobain.

Dunlop appoints new national account manager

 Dunlop has appointed David Riddell as national account manager to help drive awareness of the Dunlop brand and increase sales with builders’ merchants and tradesmen throughout the UK.

Talon Manufacturing appoints new operations director

Talon Manufacturing of Gillingham has recently appointed Martin Shields as operations director.

OFTEC appoints new chairman

Martyn Bridges, director of marketing and technical support at Worcester, Bosch Group, has been appointed as the new chairman of the Oil Firing Technical Association, OFTEC.

Merriott Radiators appoints new sales director

Merriott Radiators has appointed a new sales director as part of its strategy to achieve number one market positioning.

ADEY expands UK sales operation

Adey has expanded its UK sales operation with the appointment of three further area managers to meet demand for its MagnaClean filters.

New UK sales manager at Rowlinson Timber

Rowlinson Timber has appointed Darren Hill as UK sales manager.

Claire Lambert is promoted to Showerwall brand director

Claire Lambert has been promoted from being brand manager to an enhanced role as Brand Director for the Showerwall brand.

Pipe Center and Climate Center appoints new regional sales manager

Pipe Center and Climate Center have announced the appointment of Carl Jones as regional sales manager, London and the South East. Mr Jones will work across both Pipe Center and Climate Center supporting and adding value to customers through his in-depth technical knowledge.

Franke appoints new business development manager

Steven Pittman has joined Franke Washroom Systems from Methven.

Insinkerator appoints new managing director

InSinkErator has appointed Ashley Munden to managing director, Europe. Mr Munden was previously the UK sales and marketing director reporting to Joe Ferrara, who is relocating to the USA to take up the role of vice president, international for InSinkErator.

Ideal Standard appoints new marketing director

Ideal Standard International today announced the appointment of Mike Pentecost as marketing director for Ideal Standard in the UK. Mike Pentecost will report to Keith Boad, UK Cluster Business Leader.

New national sales and key account manager joins A&G

Stuart Thomas is Acheson & Glover's (A&G) latest recruit in Great Britain. Mr Thomas joined A&G in December as the new national sales and key account manager bringing with him over 15 years of industry experience. He moves from Aggregate Industries, where we worked in senior sales positions across the business.

Polyseam appoints new sales executive

Polyseam, developer and manufacturer of an extensive range of sealants and adhesives for the building and construction industries, has appointed Richard Hogan as sales executive for the south of the country.

B&Q hires its first 'omnichannel' director

B&Q has appointed former Vodafone executive Michael Durbridge as 'omnichannel' director.

New BMF team members announced

The BMF is strengthening its team this month with the addition of two new people. Beccy Marlow joins as office manager at the new Coventry offices, where the BMF is relocating at the beginning of March, as well as PA to managing director, John Newcomb. Richard Jones is the new Southern regional manager. He will be covering six of the BMF regions, visiting members, organising meetings and events, bringing merchants and suppliers together.

UK Timber Frame Association appoints new chairman

The UK Timber Frame Association (UKTFA) has elected Lawrence Young as its chairman, on a two-year tenure.