Fixings and fastenings manufacturer Forgefix has appointed Dean Topping as its new area sales manager for the south.
Mr Topping previously worked for abrasive products manufacturer Dronco as well as fixings and fastenings companies APT and Unifix.
Forgefix sales and marketing director Mike Smith said: "We're delighted to welcome Dean to Forgefix. His background, his understanding of the fixings and fastenings sector and his evident enthusiasm for the role made him the perfect choice for the position. We're confident he will prove a valued asset to the team."
Mr Topping added: "I'm always keen to take on a new challenge and I'm really looking forward to building on Forgefix's presence in the south - which is an area I feel has real potential for growth.
"I was also attracted to Forgefix as a business because of its great support network and its genuine commitment to innovation. With the added backing of Toolbank, I fully believe that the business will continue to go from strength to strength."