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Obituary: Arnold Kammerling (1935 – 2024)

Carl Kammerling International are sad to announce that Arnold Kammerling, former Chairman and Managing Director of Carl Kammerling International (CKI), passed away on 29th January 2024 at 88 years of age. He was the last surviving family member of ... 
15 February 2024

BHETA recruits Lee Martin as Sector Manager for DIY and Garden

BHETA has appointed Lee Martin as its new DIY Sector Manager for Home Improvement and Garden. His role will be to support existing members with added value initiatives in the home and garden markets, as well as building the membership base through ... 
19 November 2023

QEP-UK announces two new appointments to its management team

Following the acquisition of QEP-UK by the Boyce Family Group, QEP UK Holdings Ltd, a worldwide leading designer, manufacturer and distributor of tiling, flooring and underlay installation solutions, today announced two senior management ... 
17 October 2023

Draper Tools announces new CEO

Draper Tools has announced Matt Sheen as its new CEO. Sheen will oversee the continuing growth and expansion of the 104-year-old tool firm. The new appointment is the beginning of an exciting new chapter for the business as it builds for the future. ... 
10 February 2023

Evergreen Garden Care announces changes at leadership level

Leading garden care company Evergreen Garden Care (EGC) has announced changes to its leadership team, effective from Tuesday 3rd January 2023. After working as a Marketing Director for two years at EGC, Ian Hepburn will be leaving the company, with ... 
20 January 2023

BHETA promotes Stephen Richardson to Marketing Director

BHETA has promoted its former Marketing Manager, Stephen Richardson to the newly created role of Marketing Director, making him part of the associations’ executive team. Richardson has been with BHETA since 2019, following eight years at Travis ... 
13 January 2023

ForgeFix appoints Stephen Badgery as Head of Sales

Fixings and fastener specialist ForgeFix has announced the appointment of Stephen Badgery as its new Head of Sales. Stephen joins ForgeFix from Zoo Hardware Ltd, an architectural ironmongery company, where he was Area Sales Manager covering the ... 
8 December 2022

Wilsons welcomes new sales manager to the business

Three months after their rebrand, Wilsons the wholesale distributor based in Colchester is delighted to welcome Kevin Burton to the team as Sales Manager. Kevin brings with him a wealth of knowledge in working with independent retailers, and will ... 
3 December 2022

Promotion for Peter Clayton to Group Sales and Marketing Director at Centurion Europe.

Centurion Europe is delighted to announce that Peter Clayton has been promoted to the position of Sales and Marketing Director for the group of companies with immediate effect.Peter joined the company in September 2012 and has made a massive ... 
14 November 2022

Richard Claxton GP joins the Greenfingers Board of Trustees

The Greenfingers Charity’s Board of Trustees has further expanded with the inclusion of Richard Claxton, GP and therapeutic garden designer.Richard, who trained at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospitals Medical School has specialised in both paediatrics and ... 
5 November 2022

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