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Lighting Europe board names new president

The Lighting Europe executive board has appointed Peter Hunt as its new president for a term of two years. 
24 April 2017

Luke Murphy appointed as Glee’s new senior marketing executive

A familiar face amongst Glee’s marketing team has reason to celebrate as he becomes the show’s new permanent senior marketing executive. 
18 April 2017

Masterchef winner to speak at HTA Catering Conference Dinner

Reining Masterchef champion Jane Devonshire will be the speaker at this year’s HTA Catering Conference dinner which takes at The Belfry in Sutton Coldfield in June. 
18 April 2017

Henkel sales manager retires

National sales manager Jim Bratt will retire later this month after nearly 30 years with the company. 
13 April 2017

Yale names new territory manager for the South East

Yale has announced the appointment of Veronica Adams as territory manager for the South East region, reinforcing its focus on strengthening its support network for trade customers. 
3 April 2017

Changes at the top at Abus

Abus has announced the appointment of Peter Romanov as new managing director of ABUS UK. 
31 March 2017

Durston director walks 630 miles for charity

The director of Durston Garden Products Steve Durston recently completed a challenge he set himself six years ago to walk the 630 mile West Coastal Path running from Studland Bay in Dorset to Minehead in Somerset. 
29 March 2017

Exclusively director of sales to step down

Brooke House Exhibitions, the organiser of Exclusively Housewares and Exclusively Electrical, has announced that its director of sales, Patrick Wade, will step down from the role at this year’s shows in June. 
28 March 2017

New council announced for GIMA

The Garden Industry Manufacturers' Association (GIMA) annual general meeting took place last week at Horticulture House in Oxfordshire, with more than 80 members in attendance. 
27 March 2017

Kingfisher chairman Daniel Bernard to step down in June

Kingfisher has announced that its chairman Daniel Bernard will be stepping down from his role as chairman at the group's AGM in June. 
22 March 2017

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