MKM Building Supplies, the UK's largest independent builder's merchant has invested in both its marketing and digital capability and its human resources division with the appointment of Tony Rivenell, as group digital and marketing director and Amanda Williams as group human resources director.
Rivenell has a track record for delivering improvements in customer experience for some of the UK's best-known brands including Boots, Waitrose & Partners, Ocado and Halfords. In recent years he has also headed-up a number of high profile, pan-European digital programmes, bringing a wealth of expertise to the new MKM role.
In her new group human resources director role, Williams brings significant leadership experience gained in both blue chip and independent businesses, across a wide range of sectors including financial services, engineering and manufacturing both in the UK and overseas. Amanda's strength and expertise is working with senior teams in high growth businesses, most recently at Quorn Foods to ensure that their people and organisation capability delivered business goals.
David Kilburn, CEO commented: "We are delighted to welcome Tony and Amanda to the team. They join us at a critical time in our growth, and both bring a wealth of experience in their respective fields to the company. Tony's appointment enables us to add value in the services we provide, and as a people business Amanda's role is absolutely key - we are confident they will be valuable assets to the team."