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Covers appoints new commercial director

Published: 14 June 2017 - Sue Deane
 
 
 

Philip Walford has been appointed commercial director at timber and builders merchants Covers. 

Phil Walford has been appointed commercial director
Phil Walford has been appointed commercial director

Philip has spent 13 years working in the industry focusing on end-to-end category strategy and management and brings a wealth of experience and expertise to the independent merchant.  For the past five years he has been working as senior category manager at Grafton Merchanting.

Based at Covers’ headquarters in Chichester, West Sussex, Philip will oversee the procurement team, reviewing commercial, product, price and supplier strategy and engaging with major stakeholders to fulfil growth objectives and support Covers’ network of depots across the south of England.

“I am delighted to be working for Covers – a company that is not only established but has an enviable reputation with both merchants and suppliers alike,” comments Philip. “I am very much looking forward to supporting and developing the company’s commercial strategy to ensure that we remain competitive and continue to adapt to the ever evolving marketplace so that we can capitalise on Covers’ existing success.”

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