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July 2009

John Horton joins Amefa 24 July 2009
Amefa has announced that John Horton, previously of Arthur Price, has taken up the post of managing director with immediate effect.

HTA appoints Scottish development advisor 21 July 2009
The Horticultural Trades Association (HTA) has appointed John Duff as it new business development advisor for Scotland.

Matthew Bent hits the top 40 21 July 2009
Bents Garden & Home managing director Matthew Bent has been named as one of the North West's 40 under 40 by one of the region's leading business publications, Crain's Manchester Business.

New md for Fischer Fixings 21 July 2009
Uwe Seeger joins Fischer Fixings as managing director this month as Dr Pietro Grandesso, who has been md for the past eight years steps down to pursue other career opportunities.

Croydex strengthens team 9 July 2009
Croydex has strengthened its trade sales team with the appointment of Mark Pugh as area sales manager.

Abus completes new Creative Centre in Germany 9 July 2009
Centre offers latest conference and presentation equipment, as well as leisure facilities.

Nick Walter resigns 2 July 2009
RTA Wine Racks sales and marketing manager Nick Walter has announced his resignation from the recently merged Metalrax Group company after more than six years.

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