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Howarth Timber Sales Graduate named Rising Star of the Year

Howarth Timbers Joshua Chaplin third from right is named Rising Star of the Year at the 2018 BESMA ceremony

A sales graduate working for Howarth Timber & Building Supplies has recently been named Rising Star of the Year at the 2018 British Excellence in Sales Management Awards (BESMA), hosted by the Institute of Sales Management (ISM). Joshua Chaplin, who works for Howarth Timber’s Rochdale branch, was awarded the BESMA, …

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Actis Hybrid sales growth sparks new appointments

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The popularity of the Actis Hybrid system in the south west of England has seen the sales team expand in that large corner of the UK. Previous area sales manager John Buckley has been promoted to regional sales director and he has been joined by new area sales manager, Bristol-born …

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Brymec appoints new key account manager


Building services supplier Brymec has appointed Martin Spowage as a key account manager. He has extensive experience and knowledge of customer care in the supply and distribution business, having previously worked for 24 years for distributor BSS, first as a sales supervisor and then as branch supervisor at BSS Lewes, …

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BSRIA appoints new Sales Manager

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BSRIA has announced the appointment of Dan Higgins as its new Sales Manager, Instrument Solutions, effective from Monday 12th November 2018. Higgins has almost 20 years’ experience working for public and private sector organisations across the environmental, waste and water utilities sectors. He completed a B.Sc in Environmental Science and an M.Sc …

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Salamander Pumps up business development team

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Sunderland-based Salamander Pumps, one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of shower and domestic water pumps, has appointed Lee Dunphy as Business Development Manager, following a successful year of growth for the company. Dunphy recently joined Salamander after leaving his role at A E Spink merchants,where he worked in sales for 17 …

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Building Supplies Online appoints new Head of Buying

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Building Supplies Online, the leading online distributor of construction material and building products, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mark Wolfe as Head of Buying. Wolfe joins from Wickes Building Supplies, where he was Head of Category for the building materials and garden division, responsible for its sales growth …

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Dale Joinery expands its Sales Team

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Timber window and door specialist Dale Joinery has expanded its team with the appointment of two new area sales managers – Spencer Marco and Carl Mushing. Brought in to support the existing sales team as part of Dale’s continued expansion, both Marco and Mushing bring with them a wealth of …

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Andy Whitney celebrates 40 years at Kent Blaxill

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Andy Whitney joined Kent Blaxill in 1978 and is one of a rare breed who have chosen to give his entire working career to a company for which Kent Blaxill is very grateful. Whilst old enough to have started in a ‘brown coat,’ Whitney’s passion has always been sales.  From …

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Rudridge welcomes new Financial Accountant

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Groundwork and materials supplier Rudridge has appointed Charlotte Caplin-Hill as its Financial Accountant at its Farnham head office. Caplin-Hill, who is an experienced management accountant and previously worked in the manufacturing industry, will be working closely with the Commercial Finance Manager and the Finance Assistant to ensure the smooth running …

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Rotpunkt Küchen appoint new Managing Director

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Leaders in the design and manufacture of quality German Kitchen furniture, Rotpunkt Küchen, prepare for the future with the appointment of new Managing Director, Sven Herden. The 40-year old Herden is a proven expert of the kitchen industry and will join the management board of Rotpunkt Küchen as from 1st …

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