People News – PBM September 2021 edition

People News – PBM September 2021 edition

From the pages of PBM’s September 2021 edition, we take a look at some of the recent job moves in the building materials supply sector.

Digby Stone Andy Maxwell


Andy Maxwell has joined Digby Stone as Area Sales Manager North. Andy brings over 20 years of experience in the landscaping sector and said: “I’m delighted to be joining a company with so much potential and one that has been built on strong foundations. Digby Stone is an award-winning business and I’m honoured to have been chosen to be part of its future success.”



Wrekin Products Gosia Kwapisz


Wrekin Products has welcomed experienced Product Manager Gosia Kwapisz to the team. Gosia moves from QEP and brings a wealth of experience in “aligning customer wishes and demands with innovative manufacturing possibilities” to her new role.





Jewson Civils Frazer Caterina Wokoh

With senior sales positions in the specialist building materials market and the waste management sector, Caterina Wokoh is the new Regional Sales Director for London and the South East for Jewson Civils Frazer, strengthening the material distributor’s capability to service the needs of customers delivering infrastructure, civils and utilities projects across the South of England.



Salamander claire daleFollowing a period of significant growth, Sunderland-based Salamander Pumps has announced two new appointments with Dale Robertson joining as Managing Director and Claire Thompson taking up the newly-created role of Head of Customer Experience and Marketing.

Starting his career as a product design engineer, Dale has gone on to lead teams in a number of engineering, management and marketing director roles at companies including Gripple and Jeld-Wen as well as leading a number of smaller start-ups.

Claire, meanwhile, takes up the new position after nine years working in Salamander’s marketing team and following six months spent leading a detailed customer experience project for the company.

Klober Ben Edge

As part of Klober’s ongoing sales team investment, Ben Edge has been appointed as Divisional Sales Manager (North UK and Ireland). Joining from Unilever, Ben will draw on his sales and account management experience to help merchants access a wealth of industry knowledge and support with sales enquiries across the region.




Ten-25 Daryl


Ten-25 Software, celebrating 40 years of serving merchants this year, has welcomed two new team members as part of an ongoing expansion programme. Having spent over 20 years in training, consultancy and mechanical engineering, Darryl Rabôt (pictured) has joined as Senior IT Trainer and will be working with customers to “facilitate smooth onboarding, system implementation and training”.

With over 30 years’ experience in the housing sector, Rachel Cable has also joined the team as Executive Assistant to Managing Director Ian Oldrey.

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