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Carl Kammerling appoints new marketing lead

Carl Kammerling International, the home of C.K Tools, is pleased to announce Paul Pugh as its new Head of Marketing.Mr Pugh comes with a wealth of UK and international experience, including 23 years in the power tools sector and as a partner in an ... 
27 September 2022

Neil Duerden Joins BHETA DIY committee

Managing Director of Holden Décor Wallpaper, Neil Duerden has joined BHETA’s DIY and Garden committee. Neil has over 25 years’ experience within the UK, European & US DIY industry, specifically in decorative paint, wallpaper, tiles and ... 
4 August 2022

Rythm Jain becomes new President of BHETA

BHETA’s Annual General Meeting took place on 5 July and saw Rythm Jain, CEO of door and window hardware supplier, Avocet Hardware Group appointed as its new President. This is a non-executive position and Rythm succeeds Alastair Fisher, joint ... 
3 August 2022

Day True feature in new Movers and Shakers film from Simon Acres

Award winning designer Hayley Robson at Day True is the latest designer to take part in the ‘Movers and Shakers’ series with Simon Acres Group MD, Simon Acres.Hayley who is Creative Director and co-founder of the business shared the ethos of the Day ... 
11 July 2022

Group Plant Buyer retires from Haskins following more than three decades of service

Colin Brickell, group plant buyer for Haskins Garden Centres, has retired after 38 years of service for the business. Colin joined Haskins at its original Trickett’s Cross site in Dorset in February 1984, progressing through several roles including ... 
11 July 2022

Speedy Recruits Ex-Ikea UK & Ireland Digital Chief to Boost Online Consumer Offering

Speedy has hired ex-IKEA UK & Ireland digital chief Paul Jackson as the business moves to drive its online strategy and simplify tool and equipment hire for consumers. Jackson joins the national construction equipment hire and services provider ... 
28 June 2022

IBMG appoints Martin Stables as Group Chief Executive

The Independent Builders Merchant Group (IBMG) is delighted to announce the appointment of Martin Stables as Group Chief Executive. Martin’s new role is effective as of 1 July 2022, succeeding Nick House, who continues to support the group as a non-... 
8 June 2022

Evergreen brings Commercial Strategy closer together by making Supply Chain & Operations changes

Evergreen Garden Care has invested £7 million this year in order to increase their peat free production capacity – announced back at GLEE in 2021 - cementing their position as leading the peat free roadmap but demonstrating the scale of investment ... 
25 March 2022

Rothley appoints David Laschke as new Commercial Director

Interior accessories manufacturer Rothley is continuing its drive for commercial growth with the appointment of David Laschke as new Commercial Director. The skilled director will join the team to help lead the company through a rapid growth and ... 
11 February 2022

Midlands flooring company appoints HR Director

A Midlands-based national flooring company has added to its senior executive team with a major appointment. Faye Summers, who joined UK Flooring Direct in 2018 as Head of HR and People Development, has been promoted to become the company’s new HR ... 
3 February 2022

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