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Knauf UK gets familiar face as managing director

Ian Stokes

Knauf UK and Ireland has announced the appointment of Ian Stokes as managing director, who returns to the UK business, having spent the last five years managing the Knauf Northern European region. Stokes has worked for Knauf since 1995, joining the marketing team initially and progressing through commercial roles before …

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JB Kind Doors appoints new Regional Sales Manager

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One of the UK’s leading door distributors, JB Kind Doors (, has appointed a new Regional Sales Manager, Paul Moss, for its Northern Home Counties, East Anglia and Lincolnshire region. Beginning his role on 2 August 2021, Moss’ decade-long career as a sales specialist, within the same geographical area as …

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Wrekin Products adds to product manager strength

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Civil engineering solutions Wrekin Products has welcomed Gosia Kwapisz, an experienced product manager to the team. The appointment is part of the company’s ongoing strategy to increase its ability to provide solutions to both individual and industry problems. Kwapisz who moves to Wrekin having been product manager at QEP, has …

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Obituary: David McDonnell

David McDonnell

W Howard has announced the sad passing of David Graham McDonnell on Sunday 27th June at the age of 55, after a long and hard-fought battle with cancer. He started his working life in 1983 on the YTS scheme at PDT Hulme’s in Brinscall, before moving to W. T Eden …

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Digby Stone adds in north

Andy Maxwell

Andy Maxwell has joined paving supplier joins Digby Stone as area sales manager North, to be part of the external sales team. Bringing with him over 20 years of experience in the landscaping sector, Maxwell says: “I am delighted to be joining a company with so much potential and one …

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New appointments at Salamander Pumps

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Following a period of significant growth, Sunderland-based Salamander Pumps has announced two exciting new appointments.  Dale Robertson joins as managing director, while Claire Thompson takes up a newly created role – head of the customer experience and marketing. The new appointments reaffirm the company’s commitment to a customer-focused strategy, with …

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Pavestone appoint new area sales manager

Rich Boucher

Pavestone is pleased to announce the appointment of Richard Boucher to the role of area sales manager, North East and Scotland. Boucher has a wealth of experience and a great deal of knowledge acquired from working in the hard-landscaping sector. The primary role of Boucher will see him focus on …

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Keystone Lintels appoints new sales director

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Keystone and IG Lintels are delighted to announce the appointment of Chris Hemmington-Green as its new sales director in support of the company’s continued growth strategy. Hemmington-Green will be responsible for the development and delivery of a profitable sales strategy for the GB market and contribute to the overall development …

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AJW Distribution appoints a new Financial Director

Kevin Patrick

AJW are proud to announce the appointment of a new Financial Director for the group, Kevin Patrick. Patrick joined AJW Distribution back in May 2017 as the financial controller for AJW Group which involves managing the finances for all five AJW companies. Since joining AJW Kevin has been a key …

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TG announces management reshuffle

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Independent family-owned builders merchant group Tudor Griffiths has reshuffled its senior management team as part of its ambitious growth plans. There are four new members of the companys division boards as well as a new group finance manager and company secretary. TG Builders’ Merchants general manager Mark Evans has joined …

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