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Weber supports 'Food Personality' award

Jamie Oliver receives Weber-sponsored accolade at Observer Food Monthly Awards. 
16 April 2009

QVC gets a Fairweather friend

New Forest garden centre owner to front 'Gardening with the Experts' on leading shopping channel. 
16 April 2009

New non-exec for Travis Perkins

Travis Perkins has announced the appointment of Philip Jansen as non-executive director. 
9 April 2009

Crown makes board appointment

Crown Paints has appointed Liz Hickson to the role of marketing director - a [promotion to bard level from her previous position as UK marketing controller. 
8 April 2009

Dick Falconer remembered

Many in the tool trade in Scotland and North East England will mourn the passing of Dick Falconer, who died on January 25 at the age of 82 after a short illness. 
7 April 2009

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
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