Matthew Adlington has been appointed as Elliotts' sales manager at its head office in Southampton.

Mr Adlington has over 22 years' experience in sales management and worked for his previous employers, Keyline Builders Merchants, for 16 years in a variety of roles, from branch manager to regional sales manager. His new role will see him identify new markets for Elliotts as business continues to expand.

Day-to-day, Mr Adlington’s role will involve bolstering external sales and looking after key accounts. He will report to sales director, Paul Cleary.

Commenting on his new role, Mr Adlington said: "I'm looking forward to extending my experience managing sales to Elliotts, whose long-standing reputation of excellent customer service precedes itself. I plan to continue to ensure Elliotts' customers find exactly what they are looking for from our wide range of competitively priced products."