Tim Rowbottom elected to BMF Board

Tim Rowbottom of Collier & Catchpole Ltd has been elected to the Board of the Builders Merchants Federation with effect from 1st September 2017. He replaces Kevin Fenlon of RGB who stepped down due to work commitments having served a three-year term of office.

Tim Rowbottom elected to BMF Board.
Tim Rowbottom elected to BMF Board.

Tim Rowbottom, who is Managing Director of Collier & Catchpole, qualified as an engineer and held a variety of senior roles in the window industry before he was invited to join the long-established family owned firm in 2005. Rowbottom has put his previous experience to good use preparing the company to continue its near 200 years of trading in the East Anglia area. In doing so, he has championed the recruitment of apprentices into the business as well as encouraging the continued development of existing staff.

The BMF Board now comprises:

Executive Directors:

BMF Chairman: Peter Hindle MBE

BMF Chief Executive Officer: John Newcomb

BMF Company Secretary: Richard Ellithorne

Non-executive Elected Directors:

Mark Smith (BMF Hon. Treasurer), Finance Director, MKM Building Supplies

Charles Ledigo, Chairman, Reisser Ltd

Andrew Harrison, Deputy CEO Plumbing & Heating, Travis Perkins

Shanker Patel, CEO, Lords Group

Ian Haldane, Group MD, Haldane Shiells Group

Tim Rowbottom, MD, Collier & Catchpole


Merchant: Neil Lawrence, Managing Director Local Merchant Group, Saint Gobain

Supplier: Tony France, Sales Director, Ibstock Brick

About Fiona Russell-Horne

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