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CCF reveals latest investment in South West team

CCF has announced the promotion of Steven Symonds to regional sales director in the South West. With 20 years’ experience in the industry, Symonds joined CCF in 2015 as key account director and in his new position will now be responsible for sales in the South West. Symonds started in …

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CCF welcomes Catherine Gibson as new managing director

CCF has announced Catherine Gibson as the new managing director of the company. Catherine joins CCF from Tool Hire, also part of the Travis Perkins plc Group, and brings a wealth of knowledge and experience having previously acted as Travis Perkins Tool Hire’s Managing Director. Catherine brings 16 years’ experience …

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Keyline announce new managing director

Dean Pinner has been appointed managing director of Keyline Civils Specialist. Dean brings with him an in-depth knowledge of the civils sector and over 30 years’ experience in the building materials sector, including the past six years as part of the Travis Perkins Group. Dean has an impressive track record …

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Duct products appoints new managing director

Stuart Mawhinney has been appointed the new managing director at Duct Products, following the retirement of Des Collins, who co-founded the company in 1987. Based in Northern Ireland, Des’ journey in the industry started in the late 1960’s, when at the age of 15 he worked as an apprentice draughtsman …

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Mongan to take up Bristan CEO post

Bristan Group has announced the appointment of Martin Mongan, as CEO. Mongan, who was formerly managing director of  Hansgrohe MD, will take up his post in February 2021. He succeeds former CEO, Darius Padler, who will leave the business at the end of 2020.  Padler says: “Martin is a well-known …

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Kerridge Commercial Systems launches new Ecommerce Division

Kerridge Commercial Systems (KCS) has today announced the formation of a new strategic Ecommerce Division within the group. The company, with operations across the globe, has recently seen a significant focus on ecommerce and digital technologies. Announcing this key strategic investment, Tom Jackson, director of product management at KCS, commented: …

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Arbor Forest appoints new business manager for new division

Arbor Forest Products has signalled its ambitions within the composite decking market with the creation of a dedicated Trex business unit, and the appointment of Jonathan Cooper as business manager for the division. The North Lincolnshire-based business, which is one of the UK’s largest timber importers and timber products suppliers, …

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All change at Travis Perkins leadership team

Builders merchant group Travis Perkins has announced a number of senior leadership team appointments. Paul Beaman has moved from Keyline to become Regional Managing Director – Scotland & Northern England at Travis Perkins. Dean Pinner replaces Beaman as Managing Director of Keyline Civils Specialist and is in turn replaced as …

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GAI gets new chief executive

 The Guild of Architectural Ironmongers has appointed Simon Forrester as its new Chief Executive. Forrester’s career began in the NHS, moving into senior management roles in professional institutions and trade associations more than 25 years ago. He has held leadership roles in the healthcare, business tourism, jewellery and construction sectors, including …

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Steve Heeley moves to Polypipe Building Products

Polypipe Building Products, the above and below ground drainage and plastic plumbing people, have a new managing director. Steve Heeley moves to the Doncaster production centre from his previous role as managing director at Polypipe-owned Manthorpe Building Products. Despite 2020 being a unique year, Polypipe has marked its 40th year …

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