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Job security

US company Ingersoll Rand has named Steven Hochhauser as president of its security technologies sector. 
22 July 2008

PTS personnel

Plumbers merchant chain PTS has appointed Jo Smith as marketing manager for installers to introduce an even more efficient service at its trade counters. 
22 July 2008

Moving on

Simon Woods will leave Bostik at the end of this month after nine years. 
22 July 2008

Rapid growth

Rapid UK has appointed a new national accounts manager. 
22 July 2008

Gorilla Glue appoints European sales director

Adhesives brand announces appointment of ex-Henkel account manager to help with launch of premium range 
24 June 2008

Karting Challenge raises £3K

Annual fundraiser a roaring success for industry charity Rainy Day Trust 
18 June 2008

Wickes scales new heights

Company md to climb three highest mountains in Great Britain in under 24 hours. 
5 June 2008

New council member for GIMA

Maryanne Stokes, sales and marketing manager of Vital Earth elected. 
27 May 2008

Marketing and sales appointments at Toolbank

Marketing executive at Dartford; new key account manager joins Toolbank from Stanley. 
27 May 2008

New appointment at Aqualux

Experienced manager to head up Scottish sales division 
12 May 2008
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