Building materials manufacturer Dunlop Adhesives has strengthened its team with the appointment of John Stewart as area sales manager.
Mr Stewart, who has more than 30 years' experience in the construction sector, will work closely with builders' merchants and tradesman throughout the North of England to further the company's commitment to increase brand awareness and drive sales.
Before joining Dunlop, Mr Stewart worked as sales manager for Marcrist International, working closely with builders' merchants across the UK. Prior to that, he held roles as regional sales manager for Rust Oleum and Anglo Building Products and as depot manager (Yorkshire) for Travis Perkins.
Debi Boulton has also been appointed sales and marketing manager for the company. Ms Boulton previously held the role of brand manager and has been promoted to work closely with key account customers and ensure sales and marketing strategies are closely aligned across the business.
She commented: "The Dunlop brand has long been respected amongst tradesman and merchants within the industry. We understand how important it is to stay at the forefront of industry developments and invest in our brand to ensure continued growth. John's appoint is proof of our commitment to support the brand's progression in what is an exciting time for the company.
"Personally I am delighted to take on the position of sales and marketing manager. I look forward to working with new and existing customers to develop the business across market sectors."
Mr Stewart added: "I'm thrilled to join such a well-respected and trusted brand with ambitious plans for growth. It is a challenge that excites me greatly, and I look forward to developing relationships with builders' merchants across the North of England promoting the Dunlop brand."