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Abus appoints sales director

David Hudson has been appointed sales director of Abus following a 20% increase in Abus sales during 2008. 
5 January 2009

Mountrose Ltd joins LOFA

Manchester-based importer and distributor Mountrose Ltd is new member of Leisure and Outdoor Furniture Association and plans to exhibit at SOLEX 2009. 
12 December 2008

Two new additions at Hillhout

The Outdoor Life Group (UK) subsidiary has hired two new recruits to strengthen its team during an ‘immense stage of growth’. 
9 December 2008

Aqualux hires sales specialist

Michael Moore joins the UK manufacturer of shower enclosures and bath screens as sales manager to help grow business in the South West. 
1 December 2008

Grosvenor employee named best in the country

A garden centre worker is the best in the UK after being crowned Garden Retail Awards' Employee of the Year. 
28 November 2008

Two new faces for revamped garden centre

Dorset based garden centre John Browns has appointed two new managers as it more than doubles its restaurant capacity and revamps the kitchen. 
27 November 2008

Kingfisher strengthens its UK team

Appointment of new finance director aims to further enhance B&Q’s line up. 
26 November 2008

Tornado appoints two new business managers

Phil Stagg and Kenny Sharman bring years of experience to the construction products firm, which intends to strengthen its UK reach. 
21 November 2008

Kelkay md named Bank of Scotland Entrepreneur Challenge Finalist

Antony Harker shortlisted for award following the ‘amazing progress’ of his company in the last six years. 
17 November 2008

Plum position for new md

Plum Products has announced the appointment of a brand new managing director - Peter Balcombe. 
13 November 2008
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