City Heating Spares (CHS), the spares brand of Travis Perkins, has appointed Dennis Grogan as commercial manager to develop its dedicated plumbing and heating spares service and better meet the needs of busy installers across the UK.

Mr Grogan, who brings 18 years’ of heating spares and replacement parts market knowledge to the role, more specifically within product management from his time at Wolseley UK, will be responsible for managing current suppliers, while driving forward the expansion of the spares division across Travis Perkins.

Commenting on his appointment, Mr Grogan said: “I have joined CHS at an exciting time of expansion across a number of Travis Perkins businesses and look forward to using this as an opportunity to assist CHS in further becoming the number one spares provider to the trade.”

Kevin Williams, managing director of group spares for Travis Perkins, added: “It was important for CHS to invest in an experienced and knowledgeable commercial manager to grow our spares offering and meet the distribution challenges of this busy market sector head-on. Therefore, this appointment not only reflects an investment in CHS, but in the service and choice we offer to plumbing and heating installers across the country.”