MDF profile supplier, The W.Howard Group welcomes a new Group Commercial Director, Simon Fleet to its business.

Fleet, from Shrewsbury joins the W.Howard team in its landmark 60th anniversary year and will be heading up the sales, marketing and customer services operations.

Simon has over 15 years’ experience in sales management having undertaken senior roles at Thomas Dudley Ltd and Bostik Adhesives. As Group Commercial Director for W.Howard his remit will be to oversee activity for W.Howard Profilings, in an addition to its Polyco and KOTA brands in the UK and Ireland.

Fleet said: "I am really thrilled to be taking on this role at such an exciting time for the Group. I'm looking forward to working with the team, as well as the opportunity to expand the brands further in the market, especially its KOTA and Polyco products. I am committed to helping the business continue to be the brand of choice for both the building merchant and the end user."

W.Howard's Managing Director, Graham Williams said: "Simon will be a real asset to the team and has worked closely with our incumbent commercial director, Phil Barnard to ensure a seamless transition. We wish Phil the best of luck in his new venture and welcome Simon into his role within our business."