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Turner joins IBC

The IBC Buying Group is continuing its expansion with the recruitment of Vince Turner in the newly created role of marketing manager. Turner has a long history of working in the housebuilding and construction industry, having previously held senior marketing positions at companies such as Taylor Wimpey, Enfield Safety and …

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Obituary: John Twallin

John Twallin, who died on December 14, was the driving force behind the creation and growth of the tools and hardware distributor Toolbank, and of its parent company, the Dormole group. Twallin (or JT as he was affectionately known) was effectively born into the tool trade: he was a direct …

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Overton joins Stelrad brand specialist team

Guy Overton has joined the successful Stelrad Brand Specialists team, looking after the North East of England territory. Overton graduated from Newcastle College with a  Foundation Degree in Events Management in 2018 and in 2019 with a 2:1 in Business and Marketing. “I’m enjoying my work with Stelrad visiting the …

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SCA Wood further strengthens its merchant sales force

SCA has strengthened its sales team through the appointment of Ali Thomson and Henry Quilter-Wood as business development managers. Ali Thomson joins SCA from Snows Timber, prior to this Ali worked for many years within the family builders merchants gaining valuable experience in all aspects of the business. Covering the …

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Simon Acres Group expansion continues with new member of staff

Simon Acres Group has appointed its latest new member of staff, with the addition of Jordan Burns to the new business team. Jordan will be involved in developing new and existing relationships with clients as Simon Acres Group expands the range of support services offered for the KBB and merchant …

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Flame Heating Group appoint new group operations director

Flame Heating Group has announced the appointment of Ian Benoliel as group operations director – a move that reunites him with managing director, John Savage. The pair first met some 12 years ago when Ian, who was regional director for Plumbing Trade Supplies (PTS) appointed him as a branch manager. …

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Chris rejoins Stelrad brand specialists team

Chris White has re-joined the Stelrad Brand Specialists team looking after the East Anglia territory for the leading radiator brand. He held this role at Stelrad for two years before leaving to work for one of the leading shower tray companies – Just Trays. He’s decided to return to a …

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Samac grows sales team with two new appointments

Samac has grown its sales team with the appointment of two area sales managers, allowing the company to expand its distribution. James Drury has 12 years of industry experience gained after running an independent builders merchant and developing specialist adhesives and sealant knowledge at Bond-It. James will be covering the …

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Paul joins a growing team

Concrete specialists at a Shropshire firm have welcomed a new sales executive to their team who has over 25 years’ industry experience. Paul Redmond is the latest new face to join the ever-growing team at Tudor Griffiths Group, in Ellesmere, and his appointment is as a direct result of an …

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New director appointments set future course for IKO

Building Products manufacturer IKO PLC has announced the appointment of Kerry Parker-Wray and Amanda Flynn to the Board of Directors of the UK business. Kerry Parker-Wray, with a background in marketing and key account management, takes on the role of Strategic Development Director while HR specialist Amanda Flynn becomes business …

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