Essential reading for retailers and suppliers in the home improvement market

February 2012

New appointment at Napoleon 22 February 2012
Napoleon Grills has appointed James Casey as northern territory manager.

Gardman appoints new operations director 20 February 2012
The garden centre and DIY store supplier has recently appointed Dan Meadows as its new operations director.

John Lewis appoints former Kingfisher financial director 20 February 2012
Helen Weir, who has enjoyed previous positions at B&Q and Kingfisher plc, has been appointed as the John Lewis Partnership's new group finance director.

Haskins Garden Centres appoints new buying director 20 February 2012
Former Hobbycraft buying and innovation head Conna Powles is joining the head office of Haskins Garden Centres in Ferndown, Dorset.

Growth Technology appoints new marketing manager 13 February 2012
Stuart Thraves has been appointed the new marketing manager for Growth Technology in Taunton.

Bayer Garden appoints new head of marketing 7 February 2012
Bayer Environmental Science UK and Ireland has appointed Paul Lerigo as its new head of marketing for Bayer Garden.

RoDO celebrates fourth generation staff member 7 February 2012
The decorating accessories and workwear supplier announced the addition of Laura Brierley, a fourth generation member of its owners the Brierley family.

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