The Independent Builders Merchant Group has announced changes to its leadership team; Peter Cudd takes on the role of chief commercial officer and Allun Pittingale becomes chief operations officer for the Group.
Cudd will be responsible for category, pricing, product information and marketing functions and will lead the integration of these functions with sales, operations and finance. Pittingale, in the role of COO, will lead all the operating divisions and chairs IBMG’s five divisional boards of building, electrical, plumbing, roofing and timber.
Martin Stables, CEO of IBMG said: “These changes have been made to the IBMG board and management in order to accelerate the next stage of our growth and deliver our strategic development plans. Bringing our sales and operational teams closer together to work alongside the central support functions is a key benefit to this new structure. Congratulations to all.”
Toby Constable also takes on the role of MD for South East Merchanting, while Steve Wakeman becomes group operations director for IBMG.