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Marley expands technical team

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Marley has appointed Kevin Taylor as training and technical support manager. With a wealth of experience in roofing and construction, Taylor gained his early expertise ‘on the tools’ before entering further education as a lecturer both at Bolton College and Leeds College of Building, where his apprentices gained success in …

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Triton appoints new marketing director

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Triton has appointed Ashley Cooper as its new marketing director. Cooper brings 25 years’ marketing experience to Triton Showers, including a wealth of knowledge established across a number of high-profile consumer brands. Cooper will be responsible for leading, managing and developing Triton’s marketing and digital approach. Ashley Cooper said: “I’m …

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TIMCO appoints new managing director as Midwood moves to chairman

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Construction sector distributor TIMCO, has appointed Craig Varey to the role of managing director as TIMCO. He replaces Simon Midwood, who becomes chairman. Varey has a wealth of experience, having previously led Banner (part of the EVO Group); a successful stationery wholesaler for the last six years. His appointment further strengthens …

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BMF appoints digital specialist as Board Advisor

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As the building materials industry advances towards digitalisation, the Builders Merchants Federation has appointed James Mitchell, Managing Director of Kerridge Commercial Systems as a specialist Advisor to the BMF Board. Mitchell’s appointment brings a new skill set to the BMF Board. He has 28 years’ experience of IT and software …

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TG Lynes appoints new MD

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Andrew Ingram has been announced as the new Managing Director at leading heating, plumbing and air movement materials supplier TG Lynes. Ingram has been with TG Lynes for almost 20 years having started out as Transport Manager before progressing to General Manager and now MD. Andrew Ingram said: “Becoming MD …

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Encon strengthens merchant team

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Encon Insulation, a specialist distribution division of The Encon Group, continues to invest in its teams and its support for merchants with the promotion of two employees to National Account Manager positions. James Robinson, previously Encon’s Business Development Manager – North West, has been promoted to National Account Manager – …

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Fibo adds two new Account Managers to its sales team

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With its continued expansion, Fibo, supplier of waterproof wall panels, has appointed two new Account Managers to join its sales team: Jessica Woodward and Cameran Harris, who will be serving the East Midlands and South East regions. Jessica Woodward (East Midlands) and Cameran Harris (South East) joined Fibo at the …

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Prolectric Services Ltd appoints new managing director

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Prolectric Services Ltd, the off-grid renewable power and lighting specialist, has appointed Rachel Preen as managing director. Preen takes over from Chris Williams, who merged Forgen Renewables with Prolectric in 2014. In 2021, Prolectric Services Ltd was acquired by Hill & Smith Holdings PLC, a FTSE 250 £1Bn international group …

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Intergas appoints new sales and marketing director

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Gary Rudd has become the new sales and marketing director at Intergas Heating Solutions as the industry undergoes transformational change and faces increased environmental challenges. Unusually, Gary’s background isn’t in heating and ventilating but in medical technology where, for over 30 years, he’s developed his skills in delivering added value …

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Charles Ransford & Son Ltd makes key promotion

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Fencing manufacturer Charles Ransford & Son Ltd has promoted Chris Offa from sales manager to sales director and his appointment as a director of the company. Offa joined Ransfords in February 2013 and has been instrumental in transforming the company’s sales efforts over that period. “Our business has enjoyed a …

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