Paul Ricketts has joined Alpha Heating Innovation as a technical sales manager.

Alpha Heating Innovation welcomes Paul Ricketts as a new technical sales manager, covering London and all areas within the M25.

Mike Phillips has been appointed as managing director of MX Group.

Mike Phillips has been appointed as the new managing director of Marleton Cross, which trades as the MX Group from its headquarters in Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire.

Steve Burns is now national sales manager at Select Products.

Steve Burns has been promoted to national sales manager at Select Products.

(L-r): Kris Robinson, Steve Benton, Eleanor Johnson and Rebecca Leam.

Wirquin has appointed four new members of staff to help build brand awareness and stronger relations among original equipment manufacturers, local and national merchants, retailers and distributers.

Max Clarke has joined TIMco as its quality control and health and safety manager.

TIMco has appointed Max Clarke as its new quality control and health and safety manager.

Pauline Morrison has been appointed as specialist product manager at Snows Timber.

Three new appointments have expanded the Snows Timber sales and marketing team.

Two new members have been elected to the Board of the Builders Merchants Federation. Kevin Fenlon of RGB and Nikki Mortimer of GPH Builders Merchants replace two resigning directors, Allan Bartlett of Keith Builders Merchants and Neil Lawrence of Gibbs & Dandy.

Steve D’Arcy has returned to IKO.

Steve D’Arcy has recently returned to IKO as business development manager for its structural waterproofing division.

Richard Carr, newly appointed commercial director at William Sinclair Horticulture.

Richard Carr is set to join William Sinclair Horticulture as commercial director.

Kevin Bohea, commercial director.

Kevin Bohea has joined PIR insulation specialist Recticel as commercial director.

VADO has promoted Iga Mochocka to national specifications manager for Poland.

VADO has promoted Iga Mochocka to national specifications manager for Poland.

Kohler Mira has appointed Liz Hazeldene as managing director with immediate effect, following the recent retirement of Dave Hill.

Having carried out a complete review of its external sales and marketing team, bathroom manufacturer Phoenix has taken the decision to restructure the managing of its UK and Ireland sales force.

ITW Industry has welcomed Jon Hartman as general manager.

Shower enclosure specialist Lakes Bathrooms has appointed two new product designers, Ben Bright and Arthur Valeyev.

BSS Industrial has appointed Stephen Hopson, who joined the company in February, as its new finance director.

Dean Morgan has joined SCA Merchant Services as business development manager for the south west region.

SCA’s Merchant Services has appointed Dean Morgan as business development manager for the south west region.

Scott Pridgeon has been appointed as a sales executive at Howarth Timber and Building Supplies.

Howarth Timber and Building Supplies has appointed Scott Pridgeon as a sales executive to help the firm continue its growth in the Yorkshire and Lincolnshire areas.

John Sinfield has been appointed as chairman of the Construction Products Association.

Knauf Insulation has announced that its managing director of Northern Europe, John Sinfield has been appointed as the new chairman of the Construction Products Association (CPA).

Mark Sullivan has been appointed as head of customer service at Linde.

Material handling company, Linde, has appointed Mark Sullivan as the new head of customer service based in the company’s Basingstoke office.

John Byrne is now heating category manager at F & P Wholesale.

F & P Wholesale has appointed John Byrne as heating category manager.

Peter Verkempynck is to become general manager of Daikin Europe's heating strategic business unit.

Dirk Slagmulder has been named as the new managing director of Daikin Airconditioning UK

Wilo UK has appointed Junior Morrison as a key account manager for the southern region.

Wilo UK has announced the appointment of Junior Morrison as a key account manager for the southern region.

Brett Martin Daylight Systems has appointed Tony Isaac as the company’s new technical sales manager for the Midlands, South West and South Wales.

Caye Wan is marketing manager at Redring Xpelair Group.

Redring Xpelair Group has appointed Caye Wan as its new marketing manager.

Pipe Center and Climate Center have seen some structural changes, announced by managing director Lee Jon Newman, forming part of the company’s growth agenda.

Buttle plc has announced the appointment of William Naylor as the merchant's new managing director. 

Timber and builders' merchant Ridgeons has announced the sad death of former company director Peter Silk, who passed away on 15 March at the age of 90.

F&P Wholesale has appointed Gareth Osborne as marketing manager.

Elizabeth Owen has joined the marketing team as communications manager.

Jeld-Wen has boosted its customer service offering with the appointment of three new staff members and an internal promotion.

Simon Dewdney is a kitchen design consultant at Howarth Timber and Building Supplies’ Wakefield branch.

Howarth Timber and Building Supplies continues to develop its offerings in the marketplace, having employed Simon Dewdney as a kitchen design consultant at its Wakefield branch.

In a bid to provide industry leading customer service, Natural Paving Products (UK) has sifted through the very best and brought on board four seasoned professionals to its team.

Neil Heffernan has joined Polyseam as product certification manager.

Polyseam has appointed Neil Heffernan to the new role of product certification manager.

Paul Lines has joined Wilo as regional sales manager building services for the southern region.

Wilo UK has announced the appointment of Paul Lines as regional sales manager building services for the southern region.

Laura Downing is decorating centre manager at Kent Blaxhill’s branch in Colchester.

Laura Downing has been promoted to the role of decorating centre manager at Kent Blaxill’s Colchester branch.

Scott Butterworth is area sales representative for Yorkshire and the North East.

Flexseal, the coupling manufacturer, has promoted Scott Butterworth from its sales office to a frontline sales position.

Bence Builders Merchants has announced two new members of staff have joined the business.

John Fenton has been appointed as business development manager at Ravenheat.

The appointment of John Fenton as business development manager at Ravenheat heralds the dawn of an ambitious period of expansion for the company.

Richard Beresford will join the National Federation of Builders as CEO in June.

The National Federation of Builders (NFB) has appointed a new chief executive, Richard Beresford, who will start his role at the Federation on 16 June, 2014.

Left to right: Dave Coates, Brian Minns, Paul Cockerill, Mick Hillier and Martin Codling helping with the GoGoGorilla 2013 charity event.

Ridgeons recently wished Brian Minns, a driver at its Rocklands branch, a warm goodbye following his retirement.

ADEY Professional Heating Solutions has strengthened its growing sales team with the appointment of new business development manager Richard Wright.

Vehicle tracking supplier Quartix has announced the appointment of Avril Palmer-Baunack as non-executive chairman.

(L-R) Daughter Nicola Hodkinson, son Jonathan Seddon, wife Pat Seddon, Christopher Seddon and son Jamie Seddon.

Seddon director Christopher Seddon has received an MBE for his service to apprenticeships and the community.

Aggregate Industries has appointed Pat Ward as chief executive officer, effective 1 April 2014.

Actis has appointed Rowan Meyer and Jemma Harris as sales managers for the South East and London, and the East Midlands, respectively.

Phil Welsh has been appointed as manufacturing director at William Sinclair Horticulture.

With its new £15m media production facility at Ellesmere Port due to open later this year, William Sinclair Horticulture has appointed Phil Welsh as manufacturing director together with an expanded engineering and production management team to bring the new 42-acre plant on stream.

Richard Wall, technical and product director at Fernox.

Fernox has appointed Richard Wall as technical and product director.

Forest Garden has appointed Andrew Bendall as marketing manager.

Forest Garden has recently welcomed Andrew Bendall as its new marketing manager.

Steven Hargreaves, technical support engineer at Altecnic.

Altecnic has expanded its technical department with the appointment of Steven Hargreaves as technical support engineer.

PSS Hire has appointed Mark Hamilton as its new director.

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