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New manager at Merlyn

UK shower enclosure company, Merlyn has announced the appointment of Peter Green as national specification manager. 
15 January 2010

New manager for Par Garden Centre

Aleck Ward from Redruth, Cornwall, has been appointed manager of Par Garden Centre, part of the Garden Centre Group. 
24 December 2009

Mira engineer takes on desert challenge

Anthony Haynes' 120km trek raises more than £150,000 for Help for Heroes charity. 
18 December 2009

'Wham', bam, Sievert's new man

Sievert's latest recruit is Wayne Dilks who takes up the role of "roving, pioneer sales representative". Wayne, who spent five years as a gas installer, has spent the past two years concentrating or a more unusual career - that of a George Michael tribute act! 
15 December 2009

Roman roles

Shower manufacturer Roman has made two recent appointments. James McCune (left) joins the team as retail sales manager for the West Midlands, South Wales and south-west region. 
15 December 2009

Ethos appointment

Ethos Housewares has appointed Lionel Hooper as head of supply chain, a newly-created role. 
15 December 2009

Vital personnel

Compost manufacturer Vital Earth has hired Lucy Wheatley as area sales manager for East Anglia. Lucy has left a career in banking to join the company. 
15 December 2009

GCG promotion

Dale Lewis has been appointed regional manager for the Garden Centre Group. 
15 December 2009

Greenfingers girl

Melissa Wood has been appointed marketing co-ordinator for industry charity Greenfingers. She takes responsibility for event organising and promotions for the charity in her new official capacity, having been a volunteer for the charity since May this year. 
15 December 2009

Two new faces at Eliza Tinsley

Eliza Tinsley welcomes two new faces to the senior management team as sales and marketing director Peter Stone leaves to take up his post as BHETA DIY sector director. 
23 November 2009

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