David Hebdon is one of four who will lead an Industry Forum at the BMF All-Industry Conference in June.

Industry figureheads will lead debate at BMF Conference

Published:  14 January, 2015

Four figureheads representing leading builders’ merchants and building materials suppliers will take part in an Industry Forum at the BMF All-Industry Conference in June.

The BMF has secured a heavyweight panel to lead the debate, comprising Ron Walker, managing director of Heating Plumbing Supplies and chair of the BMF’s Plumbing & Heating Sector, Stephen Thompstone, who recently stepped down as managing director of Buildbase and a director of Grafton Merchanting GB, David Hebdon, operations director of Fortis Merchants, and Richard Hill, managing director of ACO Technologies.

Each panel member will give a short presentation before the debate is opened up to the floor with Conference host, Sharron Davies, chairing the “Question Time” session.

John Newcomb, managing director of the BMF, said: “Picking up on the Conference theme, each panel member will briefly explain how they have built momentum and focus in their respective businesses. Coming hot on the heels of a General Election, the result of which, is currently too close to call, they will no doubt consider the key issues that we will all have to face over the lifetime of the new government, whichever party or coalition of parties takes power.”

The 2015 All-Industry Conference takes place in Malta from 18-21 June at the five star Westin Dragonara Resort in St Julians Bay and will be hosted by Olympic and Commonwealth medal winner and TV presenter, Sharron Davies.

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