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AMES UK move to streamline group operations

Continuing the process of streamlining their group operations, AMES UK have moved to strengthen their supply chain team. The restructuring will see dedicated teams set up to handle and support both domestic and FOB business across all the AMES UK ... 
17 June 2021

Simon Bicknell announces early retirement from his position as Toolbank Marketing Director later this month

After 35 years’ of service in various commercial roles, Simon Bicknell has decided to retire early from his position as Toolbank marketing director at the end of June."It will obviously be sad to see Simon leave the business," said Wayne Flory, ... 
16 June 2021

Midlands-based online flooring retailer appoints new Chief Commercial Officer after meteoric rise

The UK’s leading online flooring retailer has a new Chief Commercial Officer – and it marks a meteoric rise in the business for Elia Green in the space of two years. UK Flooring Direct appointed Elia as Head of Marketing Campaigns in April 2019 and, ... 
15 June 2021

Stuart Slocombe joins Bromborough Paints as Managing Director

Bromborough Paint & Building Supplies Limited (Bromborough), the North West’s largest independent decorators merchant, is pleased to announce that it has appointed Stuart Slocombe as Managing Director. Stuart is highly experienced within the ... 
14 June 2021

You're Hired: Apprentice Success at What More UK

Leading housewares manufacturer What More UK has reported its most recent two apprentices have both been given full time positions in the firm.The Accrington based manufacturer is a market leader and brand leader in the plastic and metal housewares ... 
14 June 2021

INTU Your Home appoints Lee Miles as new Sales Director

INTU Your Home, part of AET Global Limited, is continuing its drive for commercial growth with the appointment of Lee Miles as the new Sales Director. The experienced Sales Director will join the team to help develop the INTU brand and strengthen ... 
3 June 2021

Senior team expands as CMOStores group eyes further growth

Ambitious South West-based e-commerce company has expanded its senior team with the appointment of Alan Edmondson as customer experience director. Alan, a leading figure in marketing and digital transformation, has joined the building ... 
10 May 2021

AMES UK demonstrate their commitment to people

AMES UK has announced the appointment of Nicola Sykes to the newly created role of HR Director. Nicola joins the business with a strong track record of developing talent and building strong organisation networks that bring teams together and drive ... 
10 May 2021

New Sales Team changes at Carl Kammerling International

Ken Groves, Key Account Manager for Electrical accounts at Carl Kammerling International, is set to retire after 18 years with the company. Ken began work in Sales in 2002, quickly becoming Salesperson of the Year in 2003. During his time at the ... 
19 April 2021

Sheffield hand tool company honours 38 years of service

Martin Newsome, Steve Owens, Neal Statham and Malc Sellars celebrate the milestone of a collective total of 172 years working life at Newsome ToolsNewsome Tools’ sales & marketing manager, Malc Sellars has retired after 38 years of loyal service.... 
13 April 2021

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