Conex Bänninger has announced the appointment of Noel Kelly and Brett Wharmby as Regional Technical Sales Managers.

Wharmby has joined the company with responsibility for driving brand awareness and growth in the Midlands, while Kelly will be covering the North of England.

Wharmby brings over 20 years of expertise to his role, having previously spent two decades progressing his career in the commercial sales team at Vaillant. 

Kelly joins Conex Bänninger from Valves Instruments Plus (VIP) Ltd – a specialist supplier of engineering and plumbing solutions to the building and construction sector.

Ged Grimes, Business Unit Director for Conex Bänninger in UK & Ireland, said: “Brett’s manufacturing experience and the reputation he has developed over the years with merchants, coupled with Noel’s expertise on the distribution and merchant side of the industry with VIP, is going to be invaluable to support Conex Bänninger’s objectives for growth. I wish them both every success in their new roles.”