New Appointments

  • Lechuza appoints key account manager

    By GCU on September 18, 2017
    Self-watering plant pot company Lechuza has announced the appointment of Ian Riggs as key account manager Ian brings more than 40 years of experience with him, and he has already kick started his arrival with a visit to gardening show Glee, Lechuza adds. Ian said: “I’m delighted to be joining such an exciting brand and helping it develop and grow. […]
  • Centurion Europe appoints new area sales managers

    By GCU on September 14, 2017
    Doncaster-based supplier of DIY, garden, housewares and safety products Centurion Europe has announced the appointments of Leo Bryant and Matt Sagar as new area sales managers. Leo Bryant will be responsible for the South West region. Leo (pictured left) joins Centurion after working with brands including RB UK/Eliza Tinsley, Abru and Werner. Leo has worked in the industry for over […]
  • Stewarts appoints new IT technician

    By GCU on September 14, 2017
    Stewarts Garden Centres has appointed Chris Wentworth-Brown as an addition to its technical team. Chris, 23, who has the title of IT technician, will assist the three garden centres and associated businesses using his Foundation Science Degree gained at Bournemouth University. Stewarts retail and marketing director Terry Head says that Chris will be able to ensure that the day to […]
  • Darlac announces two new appointments

    By GCU on September 6, 2017
    Garden tools specialist Darlac has announced the appointment of Chris Owen as business development manager. Chris joins Darlac from Mr Fothergill’s, the seed company which recently acquired Darlac and where Chris worked previously as a territory manager. In addition to all existing Darlac accounts, Chris’s responsibilities will include spearheading new business opportunities with garden centres. He will personally present Darlac’s […]
  • Barrus announces new appointment in Garden Division

    By GCU on September 6, 2017
    E P Barrus Ltd has announced the appointment of Phil Noble to the role of field sales and technical manager for the Garden Division. After 19 years’ service with Barrus, Phil will be stepping up from his position as area sales manager. Phil (pictured) has a long track record in the garden machinery sector, gaining extensive experience working in both […]
  • Notcutts appoints new trading director

    By GCU on September 6, 2017
    Family-owned garden centre group Notcutts has announced the appointment of Sarah Silverwood as trading director. Sarah has been acting as interim commercial director at Notcutts since May 2017 and has a wealth of past experience in trading and commercial roles, having previously fulfilled roles with Dreams, Wyevale, Habitat, Homebase and Argos. Notcutts chief executive Nick Burrows commented: “During her time […]
  • Farplants appoints trade marketing manager

    By GCU on August 29, 2017
    Building upon its recently released concepts ranges, The Farplants Group has announced the creation of a new position. Emma Glue joins as trade marketing manager, bringing 7 years’ marketing experience, in logistical software and parcel services, to the newly created role. She will support Farplants’ growth plans with a focus on innovation and initiatives to help retailers maximise sales, the […]
  • Decco appoints area sales manager

    By GCU on August 22, 2017
    Home improvement and garden wholesaler Decco has appointed Debbie Paterson as its new area sales manager in Scotland. Debbie will be looking after Decco’s home and garden customers in Fife, Angus and the West of Scotland. Based in Decco’s Perth depot Stuart and McIntosh, she will spearhead business development across the territory. Debbie has more than twenty years’ experience in […]
  • Gardman appoints group sales director

    By GCU on August 22, 2017
    Gardman has announced the appointment of Mark Portman as group sales director. Mark will take responsibility for all sales across independent, national and International customers. He joins from Henkel, where he was general manager for the UK responsible for sales and marketing. Prior to this he held senior sales roles at Premier Foods. Gardman chief executive Pete Utting said: “I […]
  • Farplants announces new account manager appointments

    By GCU on August 18, 2017
    To support growing sales and demand for new ranges, outdoor plant supplier The Farplants Group has announced that it has bolstered its team with two new staff members. Zoe Bruce (pictured left) and Lee Hopper (pictured right) are the latest recruits to join Farplants; the company has seen significant additions to the staff for 2017, with a further four appointments […]