Essential reading for retailers and suppliers in the home improvement market

February 2014

Screwfix appoints new human resources director 28 February 2014
Jan Maggs joins the board of directors at Screwfix as new human resources director.

New marketing manager welcomed at Sandtoft 28 February 2014
Richard Bishop has been appointed as new marketing manager at Sandtoft, the roofing brand at supplier Wienerberger.

Former Tesco marketing director joins Wickes team 26 February 2014
Ian Crook has been appointed to the role of marketing director at DIY retailer and building trade supplier Wickes.

Forest Garden expands production team 24 February 2014
Forest Garden has taken on 100 new employees to help it meet production demand following the damage done by the recent storms.

Bosmere expands marketing team 21 February 2014
Bosmere Products has announced the expansion of their marketing team with the appointment of Pippa Bowker as marketing coordinator.

New appointment in Argos digital team 6 February 2014
Lucy Butler has been appointed to the newly created position of special projects manager, a role that is vital to bringing to life the strategic vision for Argos to be a digital retail leader.

New account manager for Nordic Garden Buildings 4 February 2014
PVC garden buildings manufacturer Nordic Garden Buildings has appointed Neil Gater as UK sales account manager.

New Renaulac/Ostendorf md 3 February 2014
Paints and wood stains manufacturer JW Ostendorf has appointed George Adams as managing director of Renaulac France and Ostendorf UK, effective from February 1.

New roles at Valspar as PlastiKote targets European growth 3 February 2014

With ambitious growth plans for the European market and a major investment in its PlastiKote brand, The Valspar Corporation is making a number of changes affecting senior personnel.


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