Builders merchant group Ridgeons Group has expanded its marketing team with the appointment of Joe Douglas.
Douglas has worked with a variety of household brand names including RAC, Royal Mail and Npower. Working with Nick Sims, group commercial director for Ridgeons Group, he will be responsible for restructuring existing marketing activities and driving the Ridgeons Group forward to greater success in the region.
He said: “Ridgeons is a fantastic brand with a truly impressive reputation for delivering excellent service to its customers across East Anglia. I’m really excited by the opportunity to help build on that reputation and work with the team to ensure that Ridgeons continues to thrive in its chosen markets”
The Ridgeons Group includes Ridgeons Timber and Builders Merchants, Ridgeons Forest Products, Ridgeons Timber Engineering Services, Anglia Tool Centre and Ridgeons Independent Living Centre.
Douglas joins Ridgeons from Trend Control Systems, where he was responsible for driving Trend’s entry into new and emerging energy markets, as well as managing external communication and PR campaigns to support energy services.