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Gardman names sales agent of the year

Jason Hardwick and his team complete full house of victories after fifth successive win. 
18 March 2008

Bayer Garden appoints category manager

Ian Overson has been appointed as category manager at garden care specialist Bayer Garden. 
8 March 2008

Pitchwell appoints new head of retail division

Pitchwell, the international supplier and distributor of gadgets and gizmos for the kitchen and household and owner of Pitch TV and Pitch World on SKY (channel 636 and 647) has appointed Andrew Herbert as managing director of Pitch Retail. 
28 February 2008

Bodnant Garden Nursery appoints new head

Former Grosvenor Garden Centre manager excited about opportunity to create vibrant product mix. 
27 February 2008

Richard Burbidge appoints new marketing director

Former md joins leading timber balustrade and mouldings specialist. 
27 February 2008

New commercial development manager for Expamet

Nick Jarvis has joined Expamet Building Products as commercial development manager. 
27 February 2008

William Sinclair appoints new managing director

Former Igloo Games, general manager, Danny Adamson joins horticultural supplier. 
21 February 2008

Town & Country strengthens sales and marketing teams

Three new appointments to help brand with its increasing product portfolio. 
21 February 2008

Netto looks to extend non-food offer with additions to management team

Value supermarket chain appoints new operations director and non-food business unit controller. 
15 February 2008

Nuttery appoints national accounts manager

The Nuttery, manufacturers of bird feeders, food and accessories has appointed Steve Bird as its national accounts manager. 
15 February 2008

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