Rudridge has promoted one member of staff and hired another within its sales department.

The materials and groundworks supplier has appointed Danny Edwards (pictured left) as its new Area Sales Executive at its Brentford branch, and promoted Tom Porter (pictured right) to the position of Sales Co-ordinator at its Farnham branch.

Edwards has more than six years’ experience in the industry and worked for the Travis Perkins Group.

He will be responsible for face-to-face account management of the branch’s customers. He will also attend site visits to discuss specific job requirements, and work closely with the Sales Director and Branch Manager to develop new and existing business in the area

He said: “I am really excited to be joining the team at Brentford.

“Rudridge has an excellent reputation in the industry for customer service and expert advice. I am very glad to be part of such a successful company.”

Porter has worked at the company most recently as a Yard Foreman. He will be working closely with the rest of the sales team dealing with a range of sales enquiries and providing support with specific customers.

He said: “I am delighted to be joining the sales team at Farnham.

“I have worked at the company for a number of years now so I have built some really strong relationships with suppliers and customers alike. I’m really looking forward to the new challenge this role will bring.”