Ridgeons has undergone a restructure to support its three-year growth plan.

Nick Sims has taken up the new position of managing director – merchants. Previously group commercial and trading director, Mr Sims will report directly to non-executive chair Rodney Baker-Bates, and will work alongside Ian Northen, group financial director, and Ann Corbyn, group HR director.

Mr Baker-Bates said: “The board has been working on a robust three-year strategy, ensuring a positive future for Ridgeons. We will continue to forge ahead with our plans for growth and are confident our new structure will keep our business agile and continue to meet the demands of our valued customers.”