IOBM keeps on growing

IOBM keeps on growing

Supporting both suppliers and individuals within the merchant industry, the Institute of Builders Merchants (IoBM) is pleased to welcome nine new members from Hevey Building Supplies into its ranks.

During a period of renewed leadership and strategy, the IoBM has benefitted from steady growth in recent months. Allan Durning, President of the IoBM, commented: “It am always encouraged when new individuals join the institute as it points towards an increasing professionalism and a desire to progress within the industry. As the construction sector seeks to attract new blood by offering rewarding career opportunities, it is our hope that the institute can be a clear beacon to those looking for clear paths of progression.”

The new members, all from Hevey’s Northampton branch, include: Mark Mulvey, Managing Director; Neil Hemmington, Chairman; Michael McGukin, Sales Director; David Wright, Branch Director; Sam Richards, Sales Office Manager; Chris Matthews, Civils Supervisor; Declan Gavin, Operations Manager; Jason Bradshaw, Timber Manager and Paul Landors, Branch Manager.

Mark Mulvey, said: “As I started out in the industry, membership with an institute was a mark of professionalism and capability and it is our intention that this continues to be the case for our employees. I am privileged to have such an experienced team and I hope that their new membership to the IoBM can be a valuable tool to further their careers.”

The IoBM welcomes members at every level within the industry, from yard operative to upper-management and has a range of unique benefits to offer both individuals and suppliers. For further information about the Institute of Builders Merchants or to enquire about becoming a member, please visit

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