Builders' Merchants News
Primaflow F&P expands heating team with new Category Manager

The UK’s largest heating, plumbing and bathroom wholesaler Primaflow F&P has bolstered its specialist heating team, with the appointment of Mark Shelford as Category Manager for the division.

Bristan boost regional teams with two key appointments

Bristan has announced the appointment of two new regional sales managers, in a move to further enhance the expertise of its specification team. The decision reflects the company’s reinvigorated focus on specification market growth and follows the recent formation of a multi-specialised team across multiple sectors.

IKO appoints new Group Managing Director

Roofing, waterproofing and insulation manufacturer IKO has appointed a new Group Managing Director.

BPMA appoints Technical Services Officer

The British Pump Manufacturers Association has appointed a new Technical Services Officer.

Redrow appoints new Group Master Planning Director

Redrow has hired a new Group Master Planning Director with “expertise in urban regeneration and master planning.”

Cromar welcomes new Head of Marketing

Builders’ merchant Cromar Building Products has appointed a new Head of Marketing.

The BWF appoints new CEO

The British Woodworking Federation has appointed a new CEO.

Ibstock Kevington appoints new Acting Factory Manager

Brick manufacturer Ibstock Kevington has appointed a new Acting Factory Manager.

Rudridge promotes two employees to senior roles

Rudridge has promoted Emma Taylor and Paul Duke to Commercial Finance Manager and Sales Director respectively.

New board members for NMBS

NMBS has made two new appointments to its management board.

Elliotts opens new doors with appointment

Elliotts has welcomed a new Joinery Product Manager to help boost its joinery offering.

Wienerberger welcomes new Operations Director

Simon Nevitt has been appointed as Operations Director of building materials supplier Wienerberger.

Kebony makes new appointment

Kebony has appointed Dirk Schilmoeller as its Chief Commercial Officer.

The Domestic Heat Pump Association hires a new Chairman

John Felgate, Head of Technical at heating products manufacturer Stiebel Eltron, has been appointed as Chairman of the DHPA.

Talasey group makes two new appointments

Landscaping supplier Talasey makes two new appointments to support its expansion.

Moores promotes new Head of Supply Chain

Kitchen and bathroom manufacturer Moores has promoted Richard Bywater to Head of Supply Chain.

BSRIA appoints new membership manager

Former apprentice Stacey Ward has been promoted to Membership Manager at BSRIA.

Abode welcomes new Quality Engineer

Bathroom fittings and products manufacturer Abode welcomes Robert Innes to the newly created role of Quality Engineer.

Roxor creates new roles to support its expansion plans

The Roxor Group has introduced two new roles: Chief Commercial Officer and National Sales Manager.

Croydex announces new National Account Manager

Bathroom accessories manufacturer Croydex has welcomed Rob Noyes as its New National Account Manager.

Rudridge promotes new Assistant Branch Manager

Groundwork and materials supplier Rudridge has promoted Richard Mansell to the position of Assistant Branch Manager at its Brentford branch.

Ibstock Brick announces Ben Lumsden as its Apprentice of the Year

Ben Lumsden was announced as Ibstock Brick’s Apprentice of the Year, and donated his prize money to charity.

British Safety Council announces two senior executive appointments

The British Safety Council has appointed Paul Fakley as Engagement Director, and Dave Parr as Policy and Technical Director.

The Association for Project Safety announces new president

APS, which works to reduce injury and ill-health across the construction industry, recently announced Jonathon Moulam as its President Elect.

New Regional Sales Manager joins Blanco UK

Kitchen products supplier Blanco UK has welcomed Ian Gibbs as its new Regional Sales Manager for the West Midlands.

Dale Joinery adds two new members to its team

Timber window and door specialist Dale Joinery welcomes Rachel Avery and Isabelle Anello to its estimating and sales teams.

Ideal Commercial Boilers appoints Sales Strategist for Northern Ireland

Heating solutions manufacturer Ideal Commercial Boilers has appointed Gavin Watson to develop its sales strategy in Northern Ireland.

Armacell welcomes new Regional Sales Manager

John Bradley has been appointed as Regional Sales Manager for insulation foam manufacturer Armacell.

Stelrad Radiators adds to its specification team

Dominic Hills joins radiator manufacturer Stelrad’s specification team for London – North of the River Thames.

British Gypsum appoints two new directors

Interior lining system manufacturer British Gypsum has appointed Stacey Temprell as Marketing Director and Paul Lake as Sales Director.

NMBS appoints new Non-executive Chairman

NMBS has announced that Jeremy Miller, a qualified chartered accountant, is its new Non-executive Chairman.

Russell Roof Tiles promotes Daniel Hancox to Business Support Manager

Hancox has worked for the roof tile manufacturer for eight years and has risen up the ranks from trainee to manager.

Pland Stainless appoints new Area Sales Representative

The company, which manufactures stainless steel products, has hired Robin Payne to cover key growth areas across the country.

Fernox welcomes new Area Sales Manager

Chemical water treatment and filter manufacturer Fernox has hired Nick Clift as its new Area Sales Manager for the Southern Central Region.

Alpha hires a new Technical Sales Manager

Chris Westwater joins Alpha Heating Innovation as its Technical Sales Manager for the South East of England.

AWMS expands its specification team

Alumasc Water Management Solutions has recruited Michael Barnes as its National Account and Specification Manager for Rainwater and Skyline.

Knauf Insulation appoints new Product Manager

Knauf Insulation has hired Luke Davies as Product Manager. He joins from architectural aluminium manufacturer Kawneer, and has marketing experience in sectors including construction, retail and technology.

Caesarstone welcomes new sales managers for Ireland and Scotland

Quartz surface manufacturer Ceasarstone has made two new appointments to its sales teams in Ireland and Scotland as it strengthens its business in the UK.

Abode welcomes new Marketing Manager

Brassware and sink manufacturer Abode has welcomed Leanne Adamson to its South Yorkshire head office, as she takes on the role of Marketing Manager.

Setcrete Appoints New Business Development Manager

Flooring manufacturer Setcrete has appointed Peter Wilson as its Business Development Manager. He will be responsible for developing the Setcrete brand through builders’ merchants and associated markets.

Keyline appoints new rail Account Manager

Keyline has appointed Jorge Capps as its new Key Account Manager for rail covering the North of England and Scotland.

Howarth Timber expands senior management team

Howarth Timber & Building Supplies has strengthened its management structure with the addition of four area managers.

QPR Vice-Chairman made Deputy Chairman at Breedon

Breedon Group has appointed Amit Bhatia as non-executive Deputy Chairman, with immediate effect

New Institute chairwoman announced at IAI AGM

The Institute of Architectural Ironmongery has appointed Joanne Milne-Rowe as its new national chairwoman. It announced the appointment at its AGM on Saturday.

BLM British Lead introduces technical support service

BLM British Lead has announced the launch of an in-house technical support service, with the appointment of David Pounds as Technical Advisor.

New Commercial Director joins W.Howard Team

MDF profile supplier, The W.Howard Group welcomes a new Group Commercial Director, Simon Fleet to its business.

New appointment bolsters Saniflo support in the South East

Martin Mercer has joined the Saniflo sales team as Area Sales Manager for the South East.

Isover appoints Mike Prince as Technical Insulation National Sales Director

Isover is delighted to announce the promotion of long-standing member of the Saint-Gobain Group, Mike Prince, who will be commencing his new role as National Sales Director for Technical Insulation.

Sentinel hires a new Area Sales Manager

Sentinel has appointed Damien Huxtable as the company’s new Area Sales Manager for Southwest England and South Wales.

Rudridge promotes Pete Hathway to Branch Manager

Groundwork and materials supplier Rudridge has promoted Pete Hathway to the position of Branch Manager at their Horsham depot.