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On The Tools appoints former Jewson Head of Marketing

Clare Harding

Construction online publisher, On The Tools, has appointed Clare Harding as Head of Marketing, PR and Events for the new Electric House agency. Clare Harding, previously Head of Marketing for Jewson, has been tasked with helping to launch the new agency, and supporting the business to grow as part of …

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Flex-R plans merchant sales growth with new appointment

Emma Butterworth Day

Flex-R is increasing its capacity to work with merchants to showcase its range of products to contractors with the appointment of Emma Butterworth-Day. Butterworth-Day has joined the company as a Business Development Manager for the southern half of the UK with a brief to increase the amount of stockists of …

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Plumbase adds to sales and operations role

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Plumbers’ merchant Plumbase has appointed Matthew Longford as its new head of sales and operations, focused on driving sales and margin growth. Longford has previously worked in retail and distribution before he moved into the HVAC sector. He was formerly general manager for domestic boiler manufacturer Ravenheat Manufacturing. “It’s a …

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Quinn adds new Tabb to Rooftiles role

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Quinn Building Products has appointed Ryan Tabb as its new Rooftiles GB Business Development Manager. The appointment comes after a very successful four years for Tabb as Quinn’s Area Sales Manager for the North West region. He has worked in the construction sales sector for 17 years and will be …

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Visqueen appoints in the north

Georgia Oxbrough

Visqueen has appointed Georgia Oxbrough as business development manager for the North of England and Scotland. Oxbrough has been with the company for six years starting with an NVQ apprenticeship in business and administration, moving to key accounts support & development executive to senior specification support & development executive, then …

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Bushboard Appoint New Key Account Manager

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Bushboard, Wellingborough, manufacturer of laminate and solid-core work surfaces has expanded its sales team once again.  Becky Scaife, formerly with Xstone and Dekton, has joined the company as a highly experienced Key Account Manager covering the South East, South West and Midlands regions.  Scaife assumes responsibility for key distributor support …

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Norbord appoints new General Manager at Inverness

Previously based at Norbord’s Cowie plant as MDF Production Manager, Stuart Hendry has recently taken on the role of General Manager at Norbord Inverness. With over 27 years’ experience in operations, manufacturing and engineering, he brings his expertise and results driven attitude to his new position which entails managing and …

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Bostik increases team and tiling offer

Bostik has strengthened its tiling offer for merchant customers with the introduction of two new team members and an extended product range. Matt Gill has joined the team as Area Sales Manager (ASM) for Central England, with David Powell taking on a new role of Technical Sales Manager for the …

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W.Howard welcomes new National Sales Manager

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Jake Cintra has been named as the new National Sales Manager for W. Howard Group, focusing on the company’s Polyco veneer and foil-wrapped product range. As part of his new role, he will also be responsible for the Western region of W.Howard’s white primed MDF business. The role has been …

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Young takes on BMF south west role

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David Young, CEO of Bradfords Building Supplies, is the new chairman of the Builders Merchants Federation’s (BMF) South West region, taking over from Julian Milligan, managing director of Kellaway. Founded in 1770, Bradfords Building Supplies is believed to be the oldest builders’ merchant in Britain. Headquartered in Yeovil, the company …

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