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New MD at Plumbase as Gerald Thrower retires

Tom McElkerney has been appointed brand managing director of Plumbase. 
6 October 2008

Director of the Year for Bent

Matthew Bent, managing director of Bents Garden Centres, has been named Cheshire's Young Director of the Year. 
2 October 2008

Dear DIY Week: retirement letter

I just thought I would put pen to paper to inform you that Mr Ron Walton the representative of TOR coatings, formally Blackfriars Paints and varnishes has decided to retire after 29 years of service. 
1 October 2008

Avanti man joins Silverwood

Alan Silverwood Ltd has announced the appointment of David Jarrett as their new sales agent for the South West of England, and the South and West of Wales. 
30 September 2008

Rochford appointment

Rochford Gm has appointed Stewart Anderson as operations director. 
29 September 2008

Skies not the limit

Adrenalin junkies from the PJH Group took to the skies recently in another fundraising event for the distributor's charity of the year, Clic Sargent. 
29 September 2008

Rolawn expands sales team

Rolawn has appointed Anthony Lafferty to the position of regional sales manager for North West England and North Wales. 
29 September 2008

New chair for UK Rainwater Harvesting Association

Mike Norton, technical director of Kingspan Pollution Control, has been appointed chairman of the UK Rainwater Harvesting Association. 
10 September 2008

Garden industry pioneer retires

Paul Butler, one of the first in the trade to introduce natural stone into the UK, is to hang up his boots after 30 years' service. 
1 September 2008

Lafarge promotion

Andy Murphy has been appointed as Lafarge Cement UK's sales and marketing director, just twelve months after being promoted to head up its sales team. 
12 August 2008
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