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IBMG Announces Leadership Changes

IBMG October leadership

The Independent Builders Merchant Group (IBMG), owner of 20 key builders merchant brands across the south of England, has announced changes to its leadership team.

With immediate effect, Peter Cudd takes on the role of Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) and Allun Pittingale becomes Chief Operations Officer (COO) for the Group.

Peter will be responsible for category, pricing, product information and marketing functions and will lead the integration of these functions with sales, operations and finance.  Allun, in the role of COO, will lead all the operating divisions and chairs IBMG’s five divisional boards of building, electrical, plumbing, roofing and timber.  Allun will work closely with Peter and the central executive teams.

Toby Constable also takes on the role  of MD for South East Merchanting, while Steve Wakeman becomes Group Operations Director for IBMG.

Martin Stables, CEO of IBMG said: “These changes have been made to the IBMG board and management in order to accelerate the next stage of our growth  and deliver our strategic development plans. Bringing our sales and operational teams closer together to work alongside the central support functions is a key benefit to this new structure. Congratulations to all.”

Independent Builders Merchants Group is the largest owner of independent merchants in the South of England. Operating five core divisions: builders merchants; timber; plumbing & heating; roofing, and electrical, it primarily serves trade customers with an extensive range of products. IBMG owns branches extending from Penzance to Margate, East Anglia and north to the Midlands to include Parker Building SuppliesFairalls, Chandlers Roofing Supplies and Grant & Stone . The Group employs 2,200+ people, and leads the way in personal customer service. 

Source : IBMG

Images : L, Allun Pittingale and R, Peter Cudd (credit Independent Builders Merchants Group)  

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01 November 2023

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