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Knauf welcomes new commercial director

Paul Campbell knauf

Knauf has appointed Paul Campbell as commercial director. Campbell will be responsible for the strategic development of supply chain, customer support, marketing and technical at Knauf UK and Ireland. Campbell has 16 years of experience in the construction sector and has previously worked with companies including BMI Group and British …

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Ash to join Forterra as CEO

Neil Ash

Forterra has appointed Neil Ash as Chief Executive Officer designate from 3rd April 2023. This appointment follows the announcement earlier this year that Stephen Harrison would be stepping down as Chief Executive Officer during the first half of 2023, allowing time both to commission the new Desford brick factory and …

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Polypipe Building Products appoints new MD

Steve Currier

Polypipe Building Products has appointed Steve Currier as its new managing director. Currier moves to the Doncaster production centre from his previous role as vice president and general manager for the Life Safety Division and director of strategic transformation at Eaton Corporation, a global power management company. Currier also joins Genuit …

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h&b recruits new development group manager

Colin Wilson November 2022 hb

Colin Wilson has joined the independent builders merchant buying group h&b as development group membership manager. The h&b Development Group is h&b’s initiative created to bring smaller merchants into the group, giving them the opportunity to grow and develop their business through h&b’s great buying deals before progressing through to …

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Azpects Ltd makes key appointments

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Azpects Ltd has made key appointments. Georgina Hammond has joined the business as its new head of marketing. She brings to the role over 15 years of global management experience. Georgina Hammond said: “I am happy to be joining a forward-thinking business at a very exciting time. By analysing industry …

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Grant UK appoints new Area Sales Manager

Lewis Barr GRANT UK

Grant UK has appointed Lewis Barr its new Area Sales Manager for the South East of England. A familiar face for many installers and engineers, Barr has worked for Grant UK for over a decade in its Technical Department and in his new role, he will be providing sales and …

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RGB appoints new MD

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RGB Building Supplies has appointed Jenny Naylor as managing director. She is replacing Andy Gamble who is retiring at the end of 2022, and will oversee RGB’s continued growth across the South West. Naylor joined RGB as HR Manager in 2005 from the pharmaceutical industry. She was tasked with creating …

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Osborne departs from board of Made in Britain

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After six-year tenure on the board of Made in Britain, the CEO of County Durham-based luxury showering solutions manufacturer, Roman, will make way for a new appointment. Osborne has completed two consecutive three-year Board terms as a non-executive director of Made in Britain, playing a crucial role in the governance …

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The Pallet LOOP makes two key appointments

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As The Pallet LOOP ramps up its dialogue with stakeholders across the construction industry, the business has made two strategic appointments. Deb Dillon-Foster has been appointed head of customer engagement and Amy Fernandes has joined the business as agile delivery lead. Previously a senior sales manager at Scott Group, Dillon-Foster …

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Stelrad adds to Brand Specialists team

Emily Charalambous Stelrad Brand Spec 2

The latest recruit to the Stelrad Radiators Brand Specialists team is Emily Charalambous who joins to look after Wales and the south-west region. Emily Charalambous said: “Being a Brand Specialist at Stelrad is a really unique graduate role. Unlike traditional office jobs I get to spend my days travelling the …

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