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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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Scott Parnell appoints Martin Smith as sales negotiator

Scott Parnell – the civils and drainage supplies specialist – has appointed Martin Smith to the position of sales negotiator at its Witham branch. Martin has a wealth of experience working in sales and management for the groundworks industry including clay and plastic drainage systems, underground surface-water and foul drainage, …

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BLANCO UK expands marketing team

BLANCO UK  has expanded its marketing team with two new appointments: Sianie Stephens and Summaiya Price. Sianie, who joined BLANCO earlier in the year, has 10 years’ experience across digital marketing, social media and PR roles within the KBB industry and is delighted to be bringing new ideas to the …

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Lipscombe joins Stelrad business development team

Brian Lipscombe has joined the Stelrad Business Development team with responsibility for much of the south-east of the UK. He joins the company after sixteen years with Honeywell as Specification Manager for Water Controls. He joins Stelrad with vast experience in the valve and pipeline industry, both in specification and …

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Norbord expands team with new national sales manager

Dan Clarke has joined the team at Norbord in the role of national sales manager. Previously national sales manager for Kronospan, with 24 years’ experience in the panel manufacturing and timber distribution industry Dan’s skills will be put to good use in his new role at Norbord. Dan will be …

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Ideal Standard appoint new sales director

Following a strong period of growth, Ideal Standard Group, the leading provider of innovative commercial, residential and healthcare bathroom solutions, has appointed Andy Dennis as its new sales director in the UK. Andy will be central in coordinating sales activity for the organisation’s flagship brands, Ideal Standard, Armitage Shanks, and …

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Grafton appoint new non-executive director

Grafton Group plc is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Rosheen McGuckian as non-executive director with effect from 1 January 2020. Dr. McGuckian is chief executive officer of NTR plc, an unquoted Irish company that acquires, constructs and manages sustainable infrastructure assets, having been appointed to the role in …

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Grant appoints two renewable managers

Grant UK has appointed two renewable business development managers – David Garcia and John Morris – to boost sales support in the renewable market sector. David Garcia is the renewable business development manager for Scotland and started his career working in an independent merchant,  moving to a boiler manufacturer for …

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Flame Heating Group marks Byrne’s retirement 

John Savage, the fhe founder of independent spares merchant Flame Heating Group has marked the retirement of Danny Byrne, the man who gave him his first big break in the industry. Savage gave the lifelong Celtic FC fan a special autographed print featuring some of the club’s greatest players during …

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IBC welcomes new divisional account managers

The IBC Buying Group has strengthened its team with the appointment of two new divisional account managers.      Simon Dickinson and Mark Walker have joined IBC with responsibility for the Midlands, Wales, North & Scotland regions, and the South region, respectively. Both have extensive experience in the building materials …

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