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September 2011

New manager for John Smith & Co., Aberdeen 29 September 2011
Kevin Young to take up role at Decco-owned wholesaler.

New buying director 22 September 2011
Wickes has appointed Dan Lowans as buying director.

Plumbnation expands team 22 September 2011
Plumbnation has added three new members to its team.

New board member 22 September 2011
Carpetright has appointed Darren Shapland to the board as an independent non-executive director.

Bira strengthens team with new appointment and two promotions 13 September 2011
Sarah Golden is named as the trade association's first female director, while Keith Christian is appointed director of training and Anthony McCarrick takes up role of national sales membership manager.

New appointment at Merlyn 6 September 2011
Merlyn Showering Ltd has appointed Shaun Corcoran as regional sales manager.

Altecnic welcomes specification specialist 6 September 2011
Plumbing equipment supplier Altecnic has appointed specification specialist Neil Parry to head up its building consultancy support division.

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