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Fiskars appoints new managing director

Andrew Smith promoted to position after being ‘instrumental’ in strengthening the company’s four major brands. 
22 January 2009

Focus DIY announces new commercial director

Focus DIY has announced the appointment of Penny Teale - who will join the company as commercial director on February 2. 
21 January 2009

Comap promotes new managing director from within

Neil Johnston steps up from position of commercial director at the leading European plumbing and heating product manufacturer. 
13 January 2009

Shadow Health Minister takes over as PDA ceo

Painting and Decorating Association (PDA) appoints former MP and Shadow Health Minister Paul Marsden to the role of chief executive officer. 
13 January 2009

DKB appoints new sales director

Housewares supplier DKB, which owns the William Levene and Cole & Mason brands, has appointed Huw Buckle as sales director. He joined the company on January 2. 
12 January 2009

Assa Abloy appoints new market region manager

Assa Abloy has announced a new market region and a new region manager to oversee it. 
9 January 2009

Purmo director retires after 22 years

Norman Bustin steps down as sales and marketing director for Purmo UK and will be succeeded by Kevin Gunn. 
8 January 2009

Turtle appoint new commercial manager

Katherin Ashworth has been promoted to commercial manager for trade at The Turtle Mat Company. 
7 January 2009

Worldwide DIY Council names new chairman and board members

Boake Paugh president of Key-Bak is the new 2009 chairman of the Worldwide DIY Council. 
7 January 2009

Livingston leaves Wyevale for Screwfix

After three years at Wyevale, latterly as chief operation officer, Andrew Livingston has returned to the DIY sector. 
7 January 2009
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