People on the Move
New Office Roles at British Hardwood Trees
In the past 12 months, British Hardwood Tree Nursery Limited have invested over £130K in infrastructure and business development and continue to develop their professional services, supplying young plants to the forestry, farming and landscape sectors.
This has been demonstrated this summer with the creation of two new office roles and the expansion of space to accommodate this growth.
New Haulage Administrator
Sam Kennedy joined the business in 2010 as Sales Administrator. She will now be responsible for the logistical planning for the wholesale supplier of young hedging plants and trees, with over 90% of their trade now despatched nationwide, beyond the Lincolnshire boundary.
Responsible for HR
Zoe Henderson is now responsible for HR and operates from the new office extension.
Newly Created Role
Lewis Normand has moved from Glendale Horticulture/Coblands to Bernhard's Nurseries to take up the newly created role of Southern Sales Manager. He will be responsible for sales to professional Horticulturists and Designers.
Commercial & Domestic Projects
Lewis said 'I've had a really enjoyable six years with Glendale Horticulture and have been a part of many interesting projects, but I'm looking forward to the new challenge of developing sales in the South of England for Bernhard's Nurseries.'
Going forward, Bernhard's are looking forward to producing for show gardens as well as a range of commercial and domestic projects including contract growing and are targeting growth for 2018 and beyond.'
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Glendale Horticulture appoint new Production Manager
Glendale Horticulture is pleased to announce that Munya Verenga has joined the team as production manager for their Midlands nurseries, effective from late summer.
Munya graduated from the Royal Agricultural University with a BSc degree in horticulture production. He has almost 15 years experience in ornamental hoticulture production working as a grower for Roundstone Nurseries and Winchester Growers, among others. His most recent role was at Flamingo Horticulture in Kenya where he was a Farm Manager for almost 3 years.
New & Exciting Ranges
Munya added “I’m very much looking forward to working with this experienced and dedicated team of growers. We are currently working on some new and exciting ranges for our additions catalogue, which will be available later in the year. Our focus is to match the core strengths of each of our nursery sites with our production requirements as we strive to continue to grow excellent quality plants in volume that offer value to our customers.”
For more information about Glendale Horticulture please see www.glendale-horticulture.co.uk