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Purmo director retires after 22 years

Norman Bustin steps down as sales and marketing director for Purmo UK and will be succeeded by Kevin Gunn. 
8 January 2009

Turtle appoint new commercial manager

Katherin Ashworth has been promoted to commercial manager for trade at The Turtle Mat Company. 
7 January 2009

Worldwide DIY Council names new chairman and board members

Boake Paugh president of Key-Bak is the new 2009 chairman of the Worldwide DIY Council. 
7 January 2009

Livingston leaves Wyevale for Screwfix

After three years at Wyevale, latterly as chief operation officer, Andrew Livingston has returned to the DIY sector. 
7 January 2009

'Challenging times for British manufacturers' says new BEAMA chief

Dr Howard Porter has been appointed chief operating officer of the British Electrochemical and Allied Manufacturers Association (BEAMA). 
5 January 2009

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
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