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February 2010

New face at Globus 26 February 2010
Globus, SHOWA Gloves' UK partner, have announced a new addition to their team.

New manager at Bridgemere 25 February 2010
Marc Haigh has been appointed as the manager of Bridgemere Nursery and Garden World.

New face at DIY Week 23 February 2010
DIY Week is very pleased to announce the addition of a new member to its team.

Management changes at Tile Depot 23 February 2010
Tile Depot announces important changes to its management structure in preparation for future expansion plans.

Blooms Swindon Garden Centre appoints new manager 19 February 2010
David Williams has been appointed as manager of Blooms Swindon Garden Centre.

New appointment at Tact Enviro 19 February 2010
Specialist flooring company Tact Enviro Ltd has appointed Mike Steele as South West and Wales sales representative.

New manager at Hitchin Garden Centre 18 February 2010
Chris Swales has been appointed as the new manager of Hitchin Garden Centre.

New faces at Yankee Candle 18 February 2010
Yankee Candle makes two appointments to its UK sales team.

New manager at Windsor Garden Centre 17 February 2010
Martin Lines has been appointed as the new manager of Windsor Garden Centre.

New trio for BHF-BSSA marketing 17 February 2010
The BHF-BSSA Group marketing department has made three new appointments.

Promotion at 20-20 Fusion Limited 17 February 2010
Software solutions provider 20-20 Fusion Limited has promoted Simon Purves to the role of director of the independent sales division.

An African adventure 15 February 2010
A Mira Showers employee recently swapped headset and desktop for chainsaw and shovel to help build an adventure playground for children in Gambia.

Utensa man to run marathon in memory of colleague 15 February 2010
Utensa and Delfinware agent John Thompson is to run in this April's London Marathon in memory of a former member of the housewares industry.

New appointment at Unimer 15 February 2010
Merchant buying group Unimer has appointed a new key account manager to further develop its presence in the South.

Five new appointments at ERA 12 February 2010
Security supplier ERA Products has appointed five new people to its sales team.

New face at Scotts 11 February 2010
Scott Brothers has appointed Ben Peach as its new national sales executive.

Roman appointment 11 February 2010
UK shower designer and manufacturer Roman has welcomed a new addition to its sales network.

New appointment at Bridgemere 10 February 2010
Hedley Triggs takes up role of manager of horticulture at Bridgemere Nursery & Garden World.


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