Builders' Merchants News
Allegion appoints Business Development Manager, UK North

Philip Hamilton has been appointed by Allegion UK as Business Development Manager in the North.

New Group Purchasing Director at Lords Group

The Lords Group has appointed Steve Bath as Group Purchasing Director.

Two new senior appointments at Plumbase

Plumbase has made two senior appointments, which will have dual roles of improving the online purchasing process for plumbers and enhancing support for the merchant’s network of branches across the UK.

BLANCO appoints new Regional Sales Manager for Northern Ireland

BLANCO UK has appointed Darren McCrellis as Regional Sales Manager for Northern Ireland.

SIG Performance Technology appoints new Product Development Director

SIG Performance Technology has appointed Liam Colebrook in the new role of Product Development Director. 

NM Group welcomes former Travis Perkins director

NM Group (North Midland Construction Plc) has recruited former Travis Perkins regional direc-tor Robert Walsh.

AG’s new Head of Specification

Acheson + Glover (AG) is to increase its focus on the professional market with the appointment of a new Head of Specification Sales.

Branch promotions at Keyline Hayes

Keyline has announced the promotions of Mark Branch and Amy Desai who are based at its depot in Hayes.

Sentinel expands technical team

Sentinel has expanded its technical team by appointing Ella Cooper to the position of Technical Support Manager.

Wolseley UK appoints new MD

Wolseley UK has announced the appointment of a new Managing Director, who will focus on improving the company’s profitability.

New Specification Sales Director for Potterton

Scott Ditchfield has been appointed Sales Director – Specification at Potterton.

Saniflo team adds to sales team

Cal McCarthy joined Saniflo as Area Sales Manager for the North West region to help develop sales of both Saniflo and the range of Kinedo shower cubicles.

Södra employs Jörgen Hermansson as President of Södra Building Systems

Södra’s investment in a cross-laminated timber (CLT) facility at Värö and Jörgen Hermansson will lead the unit.

New appointment at Hamilton

Hamilton has appointed Emily Chance as Trade Brand Manager.

Alumasc Rainwater expands team with new ASM

Alumasc Rainwater, part of Alumasc Water Management Solutions (AWMS), has appointed David Loader as Area Sales Manager for the South West and South Wales.

Visqueen makes several new appointments

Visqueen has made new appointments to aline with its ‘The difference is Visqueen’ strategy.

New appointment in Stuart Turner’s Sales and Specification team

Stuart Turner’s has added to its Sales and Specification team with the appointment of Ben Noonan as Specification Sales Manager. Ben joins an established team of industry experts focussing on new brands; Mainsboost and Aquaboost.

Specflue makes new appointment

Deborah McCreadie has been appointed to the new role of Business Development Manager - Commercial Products at Specflue.

Builders’ merchant stair supplier appoints new Regional Sales Managers

TwoTwenty has appointed two regional Sales Managers.

Yale UK announces new addition to the supply team

Yale has started the New Year with an appointment within the supply team, to aid stock forecasting, to increase efficiency in this area.

Christina Hopton promoted to Regional Sales Director at Keyline

Keyline is delighted to announce the promotion of Christina Hopton to Regional Sales Director for the South West.

Kent Blaxill plans for growth in 2018

Kent Blaxill continues to expand in 2018 with the appointment of a Sales Di-rector, Mark Robinson.

Gary Laird appointed National Commercial Manager at Peter Cox

Peter Cox has appointment Gary Laird to the role of National Commercial Manager.

Grant UK appoints Renewables Manager

After joining Grant UK in the summer of 2017, Kevin Ellis has now been appointed as Renewables Manager for the Company and will be providing support in the renewables sector to customers throughout England, Scotland and Wales.

Jungheinrich UK welcomes new Managing Director

Jungheinrich UK has announced the appointment of Luuk Snijders as Managing Director, effective January 2018. Luuk is succeeding Jan Lorenz and transfers from his role as Managing Director, Jungheinrich Russia, with Jan Lorenz returning to a senior management position at Jungheinrich Group headquarters in Hamburg, Germany.

Marley Alutec continues its development with two new appointments

Marley Alutec has further developed its team with the appointment of two new employees based at its Bedford headquarters.

New Head of Marketing for JCB Paint

JCB Paint has appointed Michael Haigh as Head of Marketing.

Slatescape appoints three new members to its sales team

Slatescape has three new appointments to its sales team in order to satisfy demand for the years ahead.

Allegion UK Appoints New End User Solution Strategy Manager

Safety and security solutions provider Allegion has appointed James Keith as End User Solution Strategy Manager for its UK business to strengthen Allegion’s profile with architects and end users.

Lakes Bathrooms appoints new Operations Director to its board

Lakes Bathrooms adds to its team of board directors with the appointment of new Operations Director Mick Evans.

SCA Merchant Services hires Finance Business Partner

SCA Merchant Services are delighted to announce the appointment of Becky Whittaker as Finance Business Partner - Merchant Services

Festool grows the team in preparation for a busy 2018

Festool has grown its UK team as a response to increased sales over the past year – and to prepare for an even busier year in 2018.

New Product Manager for Wirquin

Jill Eyre has joined Sanitary equipment specialist Wirquin as its new product Manager for Projects.

Howard Luft is appointed as Selco’s new Chief Executive

Howard Luft has been named as the new Chief Executive of Selco Builders Warehouse.

New Regional Sales Manager at Dart Tool Group

The latest addition to the Dart Team is a new Regional Sales Manager for the South East region. Adie Walker has been in the industry for more than twenty years with a varied background across numerous roles.

Vokèra by Riello expands commercial team

Vokèra by Riello has expanded its commercial sales team to keep up with demand for its range of commercial system proposition with the appointments of Scott Foster and Martin Fletcher as Commercial Sales Managers for the north and south respectively.

Flamco appoints Sales Director for domestic sector

Provider of components for use in HVAC systems, the Flamco Group, has appointed John Lynch as Sales Director – Domestic.

Domus unveils new management team

Manufacturer of energy-saving domestic ventilation systems Domus Ventilation - formerly known as Polypipe Ventilation - has strengthened its re-launch by introducing a new management and sales team of 19 people.

Ridgeon Group appoints Suzanne Britter as Human Resources Director

The Ridgeon Group has appointed Suzanne Britter as its new Human Resources (HR) Director. She joins the business following six years at Ladbroke Coral Group in senior HR roles.

Fibo UK expands team with new Regional Account Manager

Fibo UK adds to its team with the appointment of Jenny Gibson as Regional Account Manager for the north west. Jenny comes with many years’ industry and sales experience, previously working as National sales Manager for a plumbing supplies company.

Graham appoints Paul Whitehouse as National Health, Safety And Wellbeing Manager

Graham Plumbers’ Merchant has welcomed Paul Whitehouse into the role of National Health, Safety and Wellbeing Manager. This is a new role that has been created demonstrating the company’s strong focus on this aspect of the business.

Methven strengthens team with new appointments

Methven has responded to business growth with the appointment of a Sales Manager for the South West and Wales, and a new National Specification Manager for Housebuilders.

Allegion appoints new Business Development Manager

Safety and security solutions provider Allegion UK has appointed Karen Trigg as Business Development Manager for the South East.

New Marketing Manager for Keyline

Keyline has welcomed back Waheeza Tegally-McNair as the company's new Marketing Manager.

Declan joins Stelrad brand specialists team

Declan Bell has joined Stelrad’s Brand Specialists team for the north of England. Based in Newcastle, his territory extends down to York, across to Barrow and up to Carlisle.

Baxi Heating establishes special applications team

Baxi Heating has set up a special applications team in response to UK government targets, which aim to increase the number of homes connected to the heat network to 18% by 2030.

Allegion appoints new Architectural Consultant for UK, Scotland, Ireland

Safety and security solutions provider Allegion UK has appointed Andrew Shaw as Architectural Consultant for its UK and Ireland businesses to build and strengthen relationships in specification.

Ibstock Brick welcomes three new members to its sales team

Ibstock Brick has bolstered its builders’ merchant sales team with the appointment of three new Account Managers.

Keyline appoints new National Account Manager

Keyline has announced the appointment of Andy Rodgers as its new National Account Manager.

Elliotts strengthens timber offering with new appointment

Elliotts Builders Merchant have boosted their timber offering by appointing a new Timber Products Manager.