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New at Unimer

Andrew Zeglovskis has joined Unimer as an account advisor to increase the group's service to members. 
2 April 2009

Impulse Bathrooms continues to grow

As part of its expansion plans, the company appoints two new members to its sales team and looks for larger premises. 
18 March 2009

Rentokil retirement

Rentokil has announced that Geoff Ellis has been appointed sales and marketing director for the products division, following the decision of John Rowe to retire. 
18 March 2009

New director for Crown Paints

Former vice president operations of Ronseal and Sherwin Williams, Mike Polkinghorn has been appointed as production and logistics director at Crown Paints. 
6 March 2009

Akzo Nobel appoints new director

Jennifer Midura takes up position of director of corporate strategy and mergers and acquisitions. 
6 March 2009

New structure at Unimer

Unimer introduces key account managers and internal account management to strengthen focus on providing ultimate service for members. 
5 March 2009

Obituary: John Dandy

Gibbs & Dandy has regretfully announced that John Dandy died in hospital on 2 March 2009 after an operation whilst on holiday in the USA. 
4 March 2009

New ceo for Hozelock

Hozelock has announced the appointment of Steve Hall as group ceo. 
3 March 2009

Decco McMinn Salesman of the Year

Congratulations to Chris Barker-Moore who was presented with the trophy at recent trade show. 
2 March 2009

New retail operations director for Hobbycraft

Arts and crafts superstore chain HobbyCraft has appointed Rob Farnworth as retail operations director. 
27 February 2009
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