Essential reading for retailers and suppliers in the home improvement market

April 2013

Dunelm appoints former Tesco FD as non-executive director 29 April 2013
Homewares retailer Dunelm Mill has appointed Liz Doherty as a non-executive director with effect from Wednesday, May 1.

Bord na Mona appoints business operations manager 29 April 2013
The former managing director of Vital Earth, Steve Harper, has been appointed business operations manager at Bord na Mona UK.

New appointment at Am-Tech 29 April 2013
Am-Tech has appointed Ishan Kalra as its new strategic development manager.

New assistant brand manager for Dunlop Adhesives 26 April 2013
Dunlop Adhesives has appointed Amy Rushton as assistant brand manager to help drive awareness of the Dunlop brand and assist in the delivery of creative campaigns for the company.

Altecnic steps up its customer care with new appointment 22 April 2013
Altecnic has appointed Paul Skinner as customer service and quality manager, making the third new appointment at the Stafford-based company in as many months.

Gardman appoints former Hozelock md as sales director 17 April 2013
The Gardman Group has announced the appointment of Bernard Shannon to the role of sales director.

Forest Garden creates new marketing role 8 April 2013
The manufacturer of decorative and core garden timber ranges has appointed Louise Hardiman to the new role of product marketing manager to further manage and promote its ranges.

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