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Graham strengthens sales and operations teams image
Graham strengthens sales and operations teams
27 May, 2020
From a sales and operations perspective, Graham Plumbers’ Merchant previously split the UK into just two regions, North and South
New Managing Director for builder’s merchant Buttle plc image
New Managing Director for builder’s merchant Buttle plc
Ian Church succeeds Nick Sims, who is retiring after three years in the post
Permaroof strengthens brands through new marketing appointment   image
Permaroof strengthens brands through new marketing appointment
Lily Chadwick will head up all communications activity and implement formal marketing strategies
Philip Johns appointed SIG UK Managing Director image
Philip Johns appointed SIG UK Managing Director
Johns re-joins SIG from his most recent position as Chief Commercial Officer with IBMG Group
W.Howard Group appoints sales executive image
W.Howard Group appoints sales executive
James Leader will be covering London and the area inside the M25
Grant UK adds Renewables Business Development Manager to sales team image
Grant UK adds Renewables Business Development Manager to sales team
Grant UK expanded its external sales team in 2019 to incorporate more specialist roles focused on providing tailored renewable product support for customers
Recognition for Wienerberger UK’s Sustainability Manager image
Recognition for Wienerberger UK’s Sustainability Manager
Stephanie Palmer successfully nominated to join edie’s 30 Under 30 class of 2020
Ideal Standard appoints new managing director image
Ideal Standard appoints new managing director
David Barber in charge of the UK and Ireland
Three new faces at Proteus Facades image
Three new faces at Proteus Facades
Sales, marketing and technical teams added too
Acheson + Glover names new Regional Sales Manager for Scotland image
Acheson + Glover names new Regional Sales Manager for Scotland
AG (Acheson + Glover), has appointed David McCandlish as its new Regional Sales Manager in Scotland.
Grant UK appoints new Technical Design Manager image
Grant UK appoints new Technical Design Manager
Grant UK has appointed Stuart McWhinnie as Technical Design Manager. He will head the Design and Specification Team at Grant UK.
Louise Polston to chair BMF London and South East Region image
Louise Polston to chair BMF London and South East Region
Louise Polston, Commercial Director of Alsford Timber, is to chair the Builders Merchants Federation’s (BMF) London & South East Region.
Death of John Hurdley, former Chief Buyer at Long Rake Spar image
Death of John Hurdley, former Chief Buyer at Long Rake Spar
Sarah Hill, Marketing Director at Long Rake Spar, remembers Hurdley, who died suddenly on 30 January 2020.
Hansgrohe Group appoints new Project Sales Manager  image
Hansgrohe Group appoints new Project Sales Manager
Katie Weston has been appointed to join the project sales team for the group, which includes the brands AXOR and hansgrohe.
New face at the helm at Tudor Griffiths Bridgnorth image
New face at the helm at Tudor Griffiths Bridgnorth
Dave Poole has been appointed as branch manager at TG Builders’ Merchants at Chartwell Park and he will now lead the team of 20 on the growing site.
Frank Key strengthens its management team with two new recruits image
Frank Key strengthens its management team with two new recruits
Midlands-based independent builders merchant, Frank Key has appointed Ruth Housley as Group Head of Human Resources, and Shafiq Sharif as Group Head of Marketing.
New Director for KCS Professional Services Group  image
New Director for KCS Professional Services Group
Kerridge Commercial Systems (KCS) has appointed Camilla Lardner as its Professional Services Group (PSG) Director.
Two new Consultants for Simon Acres Group  image
Two new Consultants for Simon Acres Group
Simon Acres Group has expanded its team of business consultants with the addition of two experienced and well known professionals. Hayley Fagan joins as Business Consultant and Trevor Scott as Business Development Consultant.
Michael McGowan named Energy Manager of the Year image
Michael McGowan named Energy Manager of the Year
Michael McGowan was crowned Energy Manager of the Year at the edie Sustainability Leaders Awards 2020.
Death of Paul Venables, Director at Venables Brothers image
Death of Paul Venables, Director at Venables Brothers
Chuck Venables writes about the life of his brother Paul.


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