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December 2013

New additions to Westland's technical team 18 December 2013
Two new people have joined Westland Horticulture's technical team with their roles being to ensure the company delivers exciting new products to its customers.

Robert Dyas names new coo 17 December 2013
Bea Pearson has been named as the new chief operating officer at Robert Dyas.

Yale strengthens trade support for 2014 13 December 2013
Yale has appointed four new salespeople to strengthen support to its national network of trade customers.

Specialist Group employee marks 40 years service 12 December 2013
Operations director Tony Bracken is celebrating four decades working for The Specialist Group.

Tripp Batt honours five long-service staff 11 December 2013
Five employees of Tripp Batt & Co have together clocked up over 200 years of service with the long-established Suffolk-based business.

Ian Follett receives special recognition from Home Hardware 4 December 2013
Ian Follett has received a special recognition award from Home Hardware for the exceptional help and support he has given to the organisation.

Solus completes sales and customer team changes 4 December 2013
Solus Garden & Leisure has announced the final additions to its sales and customer service teams.

Home Hardware honours Chas N Pedlar's 50-year membership 2 December 2013
Chas N Pedlar & Son of Ilfracombe was honoured at Home Hardware's recent convention for having been a member of the organisation for half a century.


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