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Williams adds two

Trade-only plumbers merchant Williams has promoted Patrick Skilton to the role of Head of Commercial and Louise Kelly to the role of HR Manager. Formerly Senior Commercial Manager, Skilton, who joined the company’s Guildford branch in 2007, takes on responsibility for product and pricing, as well as the marketing and …

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BMC adds three

Independent builders merchant Builders Merchant Company Ltd (BMC) has expanded  with the appointment of three new members of staff. Garry Buckle has been appointed Regional Business Development Manager, having been working in the builders merchant sector for the past 13 years. His role is to play a key role in …

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Marley Alutec adds new area sales manager

Marley Alutec, the aluminium rainwater, fascia, soffit and coping solutions provider, has appointed Jordan Iles as its new Area Sales Manager for the North Wales and Central England region. Iles has extensive technical knowledge of Marley Alutec’s product range having worked for the company for the last 12 years, most …

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Keylite appoints new managing director

Keylite Roof Windows, part of The Keystone Group, has appointed Jim Blanthorne as managing director, with effect 1st September 2020. Blanthorne, Keylite’s former operations director, has over 18 years’ experience in operations and senior management roles within the building products market. He says: “In my new role I’m looking forward …

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AG takes on Telford to top marketing role

UK & Ireland specialist building products company, AG (Acheson & Glover), has appointed Ross Telford as its new Head of Marketing. Telford has more than 15 years of experience in marketing management roles, 10 of them leading the marketing department in a builders merchant and a construction manufacturing company, he also spent several years in plastics manufacturing. The role will …

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Baxi Heating appoints new md

UK heating products manufacturer Baxi Heating has appointed Karen Boswell OBE as managing director of Baxi Heating UK and Ireland.  She replaces David Pinder, who is retiring from Baxi Heating and will lead the next stage of Baxi Heating’s journey towards a sustainable future and net zero carbon. Boswell joins …

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New regional sales manager for JB Kind

Door distributor JB Kind has appointed Emma Underwood as its new regional sales manager in its Midlands and North Region. Underwood’s previous experience includes a decade in the door industry at XL Joinery and her roles have included sales administration and orders, to merchandiser, sales team leader and area sales …

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Andy Williams: Obituary

It is with great sadness that H+H announced the death of its enthusiastic and honourable Director of Key Accounts, Andy Williams, following a longstanding battle with cancer. A well respected figure in the industry, Andy worked for H+H for 21 years, building an unparalleled understanding of the complex relationships between …

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Carl Kammerling boosts marketing strength

Hand tools, tools storage, power tool accessories and security solutions provider Carl Kammerling International has announced the appointment of Mark Raines as head of marketing. Raines joins from Bosch Power Tool Accessories where he was a head of product management at its headquarters in Switzerland, with responsibility for one of …

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SCA Merchant Services adds to customer services team

SCA Wood UK have expanded their customer services team in Welshpool, Powys. Harriet Wallsgrove has been appointed as commercial support manager, and Michael Wall and Zoe Evans, as customer services and sales assistants. Wallsgrove previously worked for SCA shortly after leaving school, supporting the internal sales team before moving into …

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